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Bhaskaran and Konczak present at national symposium on laryngeal dystonia

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Drs. Divya Bhaskaran and Juergen Konczak

On April 30, Drs. Divya Bhaskaran and Juergen Konczak, team members from the Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSCL), joined a panel discussion on recent research advances in laryngeal dystonia. They were invited by the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association, a national patient-centered organization, which hosted a virtual symposium. They reported their recent progress of their clinical trials to improve the voice symptoms of people with laryngeal dystonia. The webinar was attended by around 300 people.  


PhD candidates, Folk and Huang, win this year’s Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Apr 26, 2022 : Amanda Folk and Qiying Huang, School of Kinesiology PhD candidates, have been awarded the prestigious University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2022-2023.


HSCL team members present at 9th Annual Neuromodulation Symposium

Apr 25, 2022 : Team members in the Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSCL), Dr. Divya Bhaskaran and doctoral candidate Jiapeng Xu, gave two poster presentations at this year's MN neuromodulation symposium, organized by the Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM) and MnDRIVE Brain Conditions.


Sertic receives NIH internship for summer

Apr 12, 2022 : Jacquelyn Sertic, PhD student in the School of Kinesiology and Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSCL) member, received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) internship this summer, where she will be analyzing data from people with various movement disorders.


HSCL members publish on proprioceptive training in Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences

Apr 12, 2022 : School of Kinesiology's Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSCL) members and PhD candidates Leoni Winter, Qiyin Huang, and Jacquelyn Sertic, and HSCL director and School of Kinesiology professor, Juergen Konczak, PhD, recently published, "The Effectiveness of Proprioceptive Training for Improving Motor Performance and Motor Dysfunction: A Systematic Review" in the journal, Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences.


Sertic receives NSF fellowship award

Apr 5, 2022 : Jacquelyn Sertic, PhD student in the School of Kinesiology and research assistant in the Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, will receive a $34,000 NSF fellowship to fund her studies for the coming 2022/23 academic year.


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