Neurorehabilitation Research


  • Director: Sheng Li, MD, PhD
  • Researcher: Shengai Li, MS
  • Studies pathophysiology of spasticity and the effects of non-invasive stimulation on neuropathic pain and recovery of sensory and motor function
  • Funding: NIH, TIRR Foundation
  • Latest Publications
    • Sheng Li (2017) Spasticity, motor recovery and neural plasticity after stroke. Frontiers in Neurology8:120. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00120 April 2017
    • Shengai Li, Matthew Davis, Joel Frontera, Sheng Li (2016) A novel non-pharmacological intervention – Breathing-controlled electrical stimulation (BreEStim) for neuropathic pain management after spinal cord injury – a preliminary study. Journal of Pain Research 2016, 9:933-940, Nov 3, 2016.
    • Yen-Ting Chen, Shengai Li, Ping Zhou, Sheng Li (2016) Different effects of conditioning startling acoustic stimuli (SAS) on TMS-induced responses at rest and during sustained voluntary contraction. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10, 396, 2016. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2016.00396
    • Sheng Li, Gerard E. Francisco (2015) New insights into the pathophysiology of post-stroke spasticity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 9:192. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00192
    • Sheng Li (2013) Breathing-controlled electrical stimulation (BreEStim) for management of neuropathic pain and spasticity. Journal of Visualized Experiments (71), e50077. URL: