Dr. Sarah Kraeutner is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia in the Department of Physical Therapy. Her research uses a blended brain imaging and behavioural approach to examine how brain plasticity can be modulated to promote motor learning and recovery after stroke.
Sarah obtained both her MSc, graduating with the Governor General’s Gold Medal in the sciences and engineering, and PhD in Psychology & Neuroscience at Dalhousie University. Her doctoral research was supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Killam Trusts, and Research Nova Scotia. She currently holds a postdoctoral fellowship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and is a recipient of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Trainee Award (2020).