Along with patient care and education, research is one of the cornerstones of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This work advances our mission to improve the quality of life for people who have been disabled by injury or disease.
Featured Research Publications (Slideshow)
Vice Chair for Research
Preeti Raghavan, M.B.B.S. is the Vice Chair for Research for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has been leading the latest research developments on innovative approaches to rehabilitation from stroke and other brain injuries.
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#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Why Do People Walk the Way They Do?
Reinforcement Learning | Learning Through Success-Based Feedback
Read about our research efforts in Restore, the news publication from the Johns Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Johns Hopkins Researchers Develop and Use New Technology to Improve Rehab After StrokeWhether in response to COVID-19 or to address the evolving needs of patients with stroke, physician-scientist Preeti Raghavan and colleagues employ innovative technological approaches to recovery.
Digging Deeper to Understand How Humans Learn Motor Skills After Brain InjuryJohns Hopkins researchers continue study into brain stimulation — reinforced with repetitive learning strategies — to increase motor function after stroke. Findings could enable clinicians to develop approaches to reinforce learning, in hopes of hastening further injury.
Harnessing the Power of Data and Precision Medicine for RehabilitationAt Johns Hopkins, the new Precision Rehabilitation Center of Excellence will develop personalized diagnostics and interventions.