Lab Team

Yao Sun

Yao joined the Rehabilitation Neuroscience Lab as a PhD student in September 2013. Prior to her PhD training with Dr. Zehr, Yao completed her BSc in Bioengineering from the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and her MSc in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University.

Yao’s research interests include motor control and rehabilitation after stroke; her current project focuses on the cross-education effect on strength training in people affected by stroke.

As a typical food lover, Yao enjoys cooking and trying different cuisines as well as finding the best food in town. She also enjoys running, hiking and practicing martial arts.