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Our mission is to bridge the gap between scientific discovery and clinical application by 1) developing and optimizing promising therapies and 2) improving existing protocols, for the treatment of people with spinal cord injury.
More than 25 years ago, a group of faculty members joined together to study ways of treating spinal cord injury. Today, the SCRC is one of the premier Spinal Cord Injury research centers in the world.
The Lane Lab is exploring the consequences of cervical spinal cord injury and aims to develop treatments to improve recovery.
The Tom Lab is developing strategies to promote recovery of affected behaviors after acute and chronic spinal cord injury.
The Dougherty Lab explores how spinal circuits are organized to produce movements.
Students in the Neuroscience program can earn a master's or PhD, leading to careers in research, academic administration, public policy and more.
January 3: First Friday presentations from the Houle, Lane and Rybak Labs
January 10: Ms. Victoria Jensen, postdoctoral candidate, University of Cincinnati
January 24: Poster blitz for International Symposium on Neural Regeneration presenters
January 31: No meeting – International Symposium on Neural Regeneration
February 7: First Friday presentations from the Tom, Cote and Detloff Labs
February 14: Discussion of the January meeting of the PA Spinal Cord Research Advisory Committee and the process for proposing funding priorities
February 21: Jessica Newton, PhD student, University of Kentucky: "The Impact of Gut Dysbiosis on Recovery of Breathing After Cervical SCI and Respiratory Motor Plasticity"
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Computational Neuroscience & Modelling
Robotics & Brain-Computer Interface
Peter Baas (Lab)
Marie-Pascale Côté (External Lab Website)
Kimberly Dougherty (Lab)
Michael Lane (Lab)
Ilya Rybak (Lab)
Veronica Tom (Lab)
Program Project Seminar Series
Department Seminar Series
Student Organized Events
Neuroscience Graduate Program
The Philadelphia Chapter of SfN
Neuroscience Retreat and Research Day, May 16, 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Queen Lane, SAC Rooms A and B
Lana Zholudeva and Victoria Spruance won presentation awards at the ISNR meeting this week.
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