Dr Birgitta Rosén
Birgitta’s special interests are outcomes after nerve injuries and in rehabilitation after nerve injuries – sensory re-education using e.g. artificial sensibility or extrinsic modulation of brain plasticity mechanisms, and sensory feedback in hand prostheses. Her PhD thesis (Lund University) was given the title: The Sensational Hand: Clinical Assessment after nerve repair.
In 2016 Birgita was awarded the international Cristina Alegri Award at the IFSHT Congress in Buenos Aires. She is a member of the EFSHT (chairman of scientific committee) and IFSHT (Chairman of program committee13th triennial congress in Buenos Aires 2016). She also is the course leader/organizer of commissioned education (LUCE) “Rehabilitation in Hand Surgery” Lund University15ECTS.
She has (co-)authored over 80 original scientific articles and 6 book chapters. Some of her recent publications are:
- Patients’ views on early sensory re-learning following nerve repair―a Q-methodology study. Pernilla Vikström, Ingela Carlsson, Birgitta Rosén, Anders Björkman. Journal of Hand Therapy (2017).
- Sensation, mechanoreceptor and nerve fiber function after nerve regeneration. Christian Krarup, Birgitta Rosén, Michel Boeckstyns, Allan Ibsen Sørensen, Göran Lundborg, Mihai Moldovan MD, PhD and Simon J. Archibald.Annals of Neurology – In press
- Reference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology, Elsevier, 2017. ISBN 9780128093245. Lundborg, G., Rosén, B. Sensory Re-education.