Mary Ellen Stoykov

  • 1173 Citations
1996 …2022

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Research Interests

Prior to obtaining advanced degrees, Dr. Stoykov had extensive experience as an occupational therapy clinician at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (now known as the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab). Her interests are in clinical research including neural priming, bimanual therapy, investigation of the underlying neural mechanisms associated with improvements in severe post-stroke hemiparesis, bimanual conflict, and Huntington's Disease. Dr. Stoykov was a fellow of the Summer Institute on Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials (2014) sponsored by OBSSR at NIH and is currently working on an NIH funded clinical trial examining bilateral priming. She is part of the Arms & Hands Lab at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

Post-stroke upper limb hemiparesis, bimanual conflict, neural mechanisms of upper limb recovery, and movement disorders.

Post-stroke upper limb hemiparesis, bimanual conflict, movement disorders, Huntington's Disease

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

… → 2008

Research interests

  • Clinical Research
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Movement Control
  • Movement Disorders
  • Rehabilitation/Therapy
  • Stroke

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Home-based Upper Extremity Stroke Therapy Using a Multiuser Virtual Reality Environment: A Randomized Trial

Thielbar, K. O., Triandafilou, K. M., Barry, A. J., Yuan, N., Nishimoto, A., Johnson, J., Stoykov, M. E., Tsoupikova, D. & Kamper, D. G., Feb 2020, In : Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 101, 2, p. 196-203 8 p.

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  • Development of an EMG-controlled Serious Game for Rehabilitation

    Ghassemi, M., Triandafilou, K., Barry, A., Stoykov, M. E., Roth, E. J., Mussa-Ivaldi, F., Kamper, D. G. & Ranganathan, R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.

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  • 3 Scopus citations

    Benefits of Using a Voice and EMG-Driven Actuated Glove to Support Occupational Therapy for Stroke Survivors

    Thielbar, K. O., Triandafilou, K. M., Fischer, H. C., O'Toole, J. M., Corrigan, M. L., Ochoa, J. M., Stoykov, M. E. & Kamper, D. G., Mar 1 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering. 25, 3, p. 297-306 10 p., 7470432.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 15 Scopus citations

    Editorial: Motor priming for motorRecovery: Neural mechanisms and clinical perspectives

    Madhavan, S. & Stoykov, M. E., Sep 4 2017, In : Frontiers in Neurology. 8, SEP, 448.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Junior investigators thinking about quitting research: A survey

    Stoykov, M. E., Skarupski, K. A., Foucher, K. & Chubinskaya, S., Mar 1 2017, In : American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 71, 2, 7102280010.

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  • 2 Scopus citations