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Matthias Krenn, Ph.D.

Affiliate Scientist

Education and Training

Higher Technical School
St. Poelten, Austria
Ing. 1993 - 1998 Electrical Engineering
Vienna University of Technology
Vienna, Austria
MSc 1999 - 2007 Electrical engineering,
Biomedical engineering

Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria

Ph.D. 2007 - 2015 Doctoral Program of 
Applied Medical Science


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Research Interest

  • Neuromodulation of spinal locomotor networks
  • Input-output behavior of lumbosacral spinal cord assessed by spinal reflexes
  • Restorative neurology in spinal cord injury
  • Functional electrical stimulation of nervous and muscular tissue
  • Advancements in medical engineering for rehabilitation and assessment
  • Applications of transcutaneous posterior root stimulation

Current Appointments

  • Investigator, Center for Neuroscience and Neurological Recovery
  • Instructor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Professional Activities

  • Austrian Society for Biomedical Engineering; Function: Finance auditor
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • International Society for Functional Electrical Stimulation
  • Committee of the European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference