Lou Awad

Wyss Institute and founder of BU’s Neuromotor Recovery Laboratory

Lou Awad is a movement scientist with clinical training as a physical therapist. He is currently an Associate Faculty Member at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, where he received his Postdoctoral Training. Awad founded the Neuromotor Recovery Laboratory at Boston University and is an Assistant Professor in BU’s Department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training.

Additionally, Awad is a Research Faculty Member at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Stroke Research and Recovery Institute. His research is grounded in a multi-modal evaluation framework that spans the clinical, biomechanical, and physiological domains.

He has led and contributed to studies that have spanned the translation continuum, focusing on the discovery and evaluation of novel interventions and wearable rehabilitative technology.