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The Reynolds Family Spine Laboratory And The Department
Of Neurological Surgery Present One Day Symposium On:

"Current Advances In Spinal Cord Injury Research"

Featuring Leading Surgeons And Researchers From North America

 

Location: The 12th Avenue Pavilion ofthe New Jersey Dental School

Fifty 12th Avenue, Newark, NJ

 

May 9th, 2012

From 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM

 

Symposium Organizers:

Robert F. Heary, MD

Stella Elkabes, PhD

Registration is FREE

Breakfast and Lunch Provided

RSVP is required: Please see attached Registration Brochure for more information.

 

Featured Speakers:

Michele Basso, PT, EdD

The Ohio State University

Michael V. Soforniew, MD, PhD

University of California- Los Angeles

Stella Elkabes, PhD

UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

John W. McDonlad, MD, PhD

John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Steven Kirshblum, MD

Director of Spinal Cord Injury Program
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Stephen M. Strittmatter, MD, PhD

Yale University School of Medcine

Aileen Anderson, PhD

University of California- Irvine

 

 

 

2011 SCI Program:

Michael G Fehlings, MD, FRCSC, PhD Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Toronto
See Doctor Profile
Talk Title: "Repair and regeneration of the injured spinal cord from a translational perspective: What's hot? What's new?” (tentative)

Dana M. McTigue, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
The Ohio State University
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Talk Title: “Endogenous oligodendrocyte replacement in the injured adult spinal cord."

Oswald Steward, PhD
Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior
University of California, Irvine
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Talk Title: “Progress towards regenerating the corticospinal tract after spinal cord injury”

Langston Holly, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurosurgery
University of California, Los Angeles
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Talk Title: “Novel insights into the pathogenesis of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy using metabolic imaging from the spinal cord and brain.”

Alexander Rabchevsky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physiology
University of Kentucky
Spinal Cord and Brian Injury Research Center
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Talk Title: "Modulating the pathophysiology of autonomic dysreflexia after spinal cord injury"

Jerry Silver, PhD
Professor
Department of Neurosciences
Case Western Reserve University
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Talk Title: “Functional regeneration into and beyond the glial scar"

Itzhak Fischer, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Drexel University College of Medicine
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Talk Title: “Stem Cell Therapies for Spinal Cord Injury: Advances in Cell Replacement”

Steven Kirshblum, MD
Director of Spinal Cord Injury Program
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
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Talk Title: “New Rehabilitation Techniques in Spinal Cord Injury”

Claire E. Hulsebosch, Ph.D.
Chair in Neurological Recovery
Professor and Vice-Chair of Neuroscience and Cell Biology Department
University of Texas Medical Branch
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Talk Title: “Gliopathy Contributes to Persistent Inflammation and Dysfunction after CNS Trauma”