The team


Our research team consists of neuroscientists, clinicians, and therapists. We work closely with

Principal investigator: Shinyi Chloe Chiou

Dr Chiou is a qualified physiotherapist and a neuroscientist with research interests in rehabilitation in spinal cord injury.

Dr Shin-Yi (Chloe) Chiou

PhD student: Mr Joeri Van Helden

Mr van Helden has background in psychology and cognitive neuroscience and is working towards his PhD qualification in the team.

Joeri Van Helden


Academic collaborators:


Professor Deborah Falla 

University of Birmingham 

Deb Falla


Dr Eduardo Martinez-Valdes

University of Birmingham 

Eduardo Martinez-Valdes


Dr Paul Strutton

Imperial College

Paul Strutton




The study is funded by the Wellcome Trust and the INSPIRE Foundation.

Wellcome Trust
Inspire Foundation