Sean Dukelow is an assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Neuroscience with cross-appointment to the Faculties of Medicine and Kinesiology. He was born and raised outside of Windsor, Ontario. He obtained an undergraduate degree in human kinetics at the University of Guelph before pursuing his medical doctorate and PhD (neuroscience) at the University of Western Ontario.
He then went on to complete his residency specialty training at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, obtaining certification as a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Following his residency training he completed a post-doctoral fellowship in robotics and stroke rehabilitation with Dr. Stephen Scott at Queen’s University. He came to the University of Calgary in October of 2008 where he started the Stroke Robotics laboratory. His research involves the use of robotic tools for assessment of sensory, motor and cognitive function in individuals with stroke and traumatic brain injury. Currently he receives funding from Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT and Nunavut, Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Alberta Innovates Health Solutions.