Richard B. Stein
Richard B. Stein (DPhil, Physiology, Oxford University, Oxford UK, 1966) is currently a Research Professor of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada and co-director of the Rehabilitation Neuroscience Group.
His research interests include the control of movement, the role of reflexes, properties of muscles and sensory receptors and the use of functional electrical stimulation to restore movement after disease or disability.
He has authored over 300 scientific articles. He won the Centennial Medal of the International Tesla Foundation (1998), the Medal of Honour of the Canadian Medical Association (1999), the Kaplan Research Prize (2001) and the Barbara Turnbull Prize (2007).