CRIR-IURDPM Scientific Conference – Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan | October 5, 2023: The Tetraplegic Upper Extremity – Outcomes, Reconstruction and Restoration

When: 5 October 2023 12:30 to 5 October 2023 13:30

Where: Hybrid conference - Reservations required:
Online at Zoom and in person: IRGLM - Pavillon Gingras, Rotonde room (4th floor, room 414)



Scientific conference presented by IURDPM and the LRH-CIME Program:


The Tetraplegic Upper Extremity – Outcomes, Reconstruction and Restoration

  • October 5, 2023, 12:30 to 13:30 p.m.
  • Conference in English, in hybrid mode on Zoom and in presence at Pavillon Gingras, IRGLM (IURDPM)


Find out more on the IURDPM website


About this conference

Dr. Kalsi-Ryan’s research focuses on establishing methods for quantifying neurological changes after injury, and investigating neuro-restorative methods for improving and optimizing function in people with neurological disorders.
At this conference, Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan will focus on advances in improving upper limb function in people with cervical spinal cord injury.
  • LRH-CIME Program: Intensification and neuromodulation clinic to improve rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injuries), funded by Fondation Lindsay Rehabilitation Hospital (LRH).



Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan, BScPT MSc Ph. D.



Affiliate Scientist, KITE | Toronto Rehab | University Health Network
Liaison for Sustainable Research and Innovation
Lead of the KITE Rehabilitation and Innovation Clinics-Lyndhurst Site
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Dept of Physical Therapy


Dr. Sukhvinder Kalsi-Ryan (PT, BScPT, MSc., PhD) is a clinician scientist in the field of neurological rehabilitation with a special interest in upper limb assessment, recovery, neuro-restoration and spine pathology at KITE Research Institute-UHN, and is also Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Department of Physical Therapy.

Her research is oriented to establishing methods to quantify neurological change after injury and studying neuro-restorative methods to enhance and optimize function for those with neurological impairment. She is an extramurally funded mid-career scientist with a passion to contribute to the transformation of rehabilitation.





Hybrid conference in English

  • In person: IRGLM – Gingras Pavilion, Rotonde Room  (6300 Av. de Darlington, Montréal, QC H3S 2J4 | 4th floor, room 414
  • Online on Zoom

Registration required here