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Interview with Prof. Wayne Feng – World Congress for Neurorehabilitation (WCNR) Vienna 2022

Wayne Feng

Interviewee: Professor Wayne Feng, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, United States

Interviewer: Stefana-Andrada Dobran

This interview with Professor Wayne Feng was taken on the occasion of the 12th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation (WCNR), held in Vienna in December 2022.

During the interview, Prof. Wayne Feng shared his experiences concerning his involvement in previous world neurorehabilitation congresses and highlighted particular aspects of the 2022 event that stood out to him. In addition, Prof. Feng explored the core theme of the 2022 congress, specifically its focus on young professionals within the field of neurorehabilitation, and delved into the vital role of hybrid multidisciplinary events in advancing both research and practice in neurorehabilitation.

Expanding the discussion, he provided an in-depth assessment of the benefits and constraints associated with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), along with specific nuances inherent in the technique’s application, such as practices for limiting skin damage.

Concluding the interview, the conversation shifted to the significant role of mentorship programs in shaping the next generation of practitioners and researchers. Professor Waye Feng shared insights into his leadership role as the chair of the World Federation of NeuroRehabilitation Global Mentoring Programme. He emphasized the importance of investing in emerging professionals, underscoring the need for such efforts in nurturing the growth and development of the field.

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