Dr. Milos Popovic named new Director of Research

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Today, Executive Vice-President, Science and Research for University Health Network (UHN), Dr. Bradly G. Wouters, announced the appointment of Dr. Milos Popovic to the position of Director of Research at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute.

Dr. Popovic has been with Toronto Rehab throughout his career. He has an incredible list of scientific accomplishments that includes leadership of the new CenteR for Advancing Neuro-technological Innovation to Application (CRANIA) project, which will bring transformational new infrastructure to support research in neuromodulation therapy. Learn more 

He has developed and implemented multiple generations of neuroprostheses for reaching, grasping and walking and these devices played an enormous role in his exploration of neuroplasticity and neurorecovery. He also developed and created start-up company MyndTec Inc. which uses neuromodulation for the restoration of voluntary upper limb function in severely disabled stroke patients. Get to know Dr. Popovic at UHN.ca

In the announcement, Dr. Wouters acknowledges the extraordinary leadership of Toronto Rehab’s outgoing Research Director, Dr. Geoff Fernie, who was recently appointed a Member of the Order of Canada. Learn more 

The Toronto Rehab Foundation congratulates Dr. Popovic on this appointment and thanks Dr. Fernie for all his work to make incredible happen!

Toronto Rehab is home to the number one rehabilitation research centre in the world and is truly Where Incredible Happens. To ensure that the best proven rehabilitation research, technology and care are available to our patients and the community now and in the future, Toronto Rehab has launched a historic $100-million fundraising campaign. Learn more