Jennifer Collinger, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Pronouns: she/her/hers

Jennifer Collinger, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh with secondary appointments in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research interests are related to the use of neuroprosthetics to restore function for individuals with upper limb paralysis or loss. She is developing intracortical brain-computer interface technology for individuals with tetraplegia. Her work also includes non-invasive imaging for measuring neuroplasticity after spinal cord injury or amputation. Dr. Collinger’s research is conducted at the Rehab Neural Engineering Labs.

Research Interests: Brain-computer interface, spinal cord injury, neurorehabilitation, assistive technology, neuroprosthetics

Dr. Collinger's publications are indexed in PubMed

Education & Training

  • BS, Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2003
  • PhD, Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2009