Dr. Laura Hruby
Department for Surgery, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical University of Vienna
Waehringer Guertel 18-20, 1090 Vienna, AUSTRIA
Laura Hruby received her degree at the Medical University of Vienna in July 2015. She has been accepted to the MD PhD Excellence Programme during her 5th year of medical school, and officially joined the CD laboratory as a PhD student in July 2013. She finished her PhD thesis in December 2017. Her research fields include phantom limb pain in amputees as well as deafferentation pain in patients with brachial plexus avulsion injuries. The influence of selective nerve transfers and prosthetic treatment on phantom pain and body concept is investigated in these patients.