Current Members


Edmond Rogers Ph.D. Student


Jonathan Tang Ph.D. Student


Joseph Fernandez Ph.D. Student


Seth Herr Ph.D. Student


Siyuan Sun Ph.D. Student


Zaiyang "Sunny" Zhang Ph.D. Student


Brock Beauclair Ph.D. Student


Glen Acosta Ph.D. Student

Glen Acosta Ph.D. 
Susceptibility to Parkinson’s Disease following a Mild Blast Traumatic Brain Injury

Jessica Page Ph.D. Student

Jessica Page Ph.D. 
Functional Restoration following Demyelination in Spinal Cord Injury

Nick Race Ph.D. Student

Nick Race Ph.D. 
Biomechanical initiators of blast-induced trauma and resultant pathophysiological consequences

Alan Truong Ph.D. Student

Alan Truong Ph.D. 
Behavior and neural mechanisms in Parkinson's disease

Ran Tian Ph.D. Student

Ran Tian Ph.D. 
Discovery in Acrolein Scavenging

Sasha M. Vega Alvarez Ph.D. Student

Sasha M. Vega Alvarez Ph.D. 
Oxidative stress-mediated inflammation and behavioral deficits after blast-induced neurotrauma

Breanne Muratori Ph.D. Student

Breanne Muratori Ph.D. 
The effects of exogenous factors in exacerbating neuropathic pain after spinal cord injuries

Dr. Riyi Shi

Dr. Riyi Shi

Mari Hulman George Endowed Professor of Applied Neuroscience

Biomedical Engineering

Director, Center for Paralysis Research

Department of Basic Medical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Purdue University
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