Steven C. Cramer, MD
Dr. Steven C. Cramer is a Professor of Neurology and the Susan and David Wilstein Chair in Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also the Director of Research at California Rehabilitation Institute, co-Principal Investigator of the NIH StrokeNet clinical trials network, Associate Editor at Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, and a Section Editor at the journal Stroke. His research focuses on neural repair after central nervous system injury in humans, with an emphasis on stroke and recovery of movement. Dr. Cramer has received the Stroke Rehabilitation Award from the American Heart Association, the Barbro B. Johansson Award in Stroke Recovery from the World Stroke Organization, the Award for Excellence in Post-Acute Stroke Rehabilitation from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, and the Outstanding Neurorehabilitation Clinician Scientist Award from the American Society of Neurorehabilitation. He also co-edited the book Brain Repair after Stroke and is the author of over 300 manuscripts. Dr. Cramer graduated with Highest Honors from University of California, Berkeley, received his medical degree from University of Southern California, completed a residency in internal medicine at UCLA, and completed a residency in neurology and fellowship in cerebrovascular disease at Massachusetts General Hospital. He also earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Investigation from Harvard Medical School.