Lev Vaisman












Lev Vaisman is an MD/PhD candidate in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology.

Lev was born in Russia, but spent most of his educational life in Canada. Prior to beginning the program here, at Boston University School of Medicine, he received his M.A.Sc. degree in 2008 from the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and his B.A.Sc. degree in 2006 from the Engineering Science program, both at University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. His research interests are in neuroscience applications to rehabilitation, cognitive neuroscience, and neural modeling. His hobbies include trivia, chess and reading.


L. Vaisman, J. Zariffa, M.R. Popovic. Application of singular spectrum-based change-point analysis to EMG-onset detection. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 20 (2010), pp. 750–760. 


L. Vaisman, P.R. Bergethon. A Novel P300 Evoked Potential Is Elicited by Proprioceptive Stimuli. Neurology, April 25, 2012; 78(Meeting Abstracts 1): P04.028


L. Vaisman, L. Dipietro, and H.I. Krebs. A Comparative Analysis of Speed Profile Models for Wrist Pointing Movements. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (accepted October, 2012).