McKelvey School of Engineering

Seáñez receives NIH-funded research career development award

Ismael Seáñez, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering and of neurosurgery at the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected as a K12 scholar by the Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Research Career Development Program in Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


As part of the award, Seáñez will receive funding to support research and career development to understand how spinal cord stimulation changes the behavior of the central nervous system in people with spinal cord injury. In addition, he will attend a movement and rehabilitation sciences clinical boot camp and training event at Northwestern University in 2022, where he will present his research.

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