Fourth Annual ‘Current Advances in Spinal Cord Injury Research’ Symposium, May 7th, 2014

The Reynolds Family Spine Laboratory at the Spine Center of New Jersey invites you to the fourth annual Current Advances in Spinal Cord Injury Research Symposium.

On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 you are invited to attend the Fourth Annual Current Advances in Spinal Cord Injury Research Symposium, hosted by the Reynolds Family Spine Laboratory at UMDNJ in Newark, NJ, where distinguished faculty from North America will present and discuss the current advances in basic science and clinical research on spinal cord injury.

The Symposium’s scientific faculty includes

Charles H. Tator, MD, Ph.D. Stem Cells for Spinal Cord Repair
Susan J. Harkema, Ph.D. The Latest Update on Epidural Stimulation and Locomotor Training in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury
Phillip Popovich, Ph.D. Autonomic Dysreflexia Suppresses Immune Function after Spinal Cord Injury
W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D. Neuroprotection and Repair Strategies Targeting Spinal Cord Injury
Brian K. Kwon, MD, Ph.D. Translational challenges in spinal Cord Injury
V. Reggie Edgerton, Ph.D. Emerging Neuromodulatory Interventions for Recovery of Motor Function following Spinal Cord Injury

The Symposium will be held in the comfortable and spacious 12th Avenue Pavilion, at the Delta Dental Educational Conference Center at the New Jersey Medical School of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 50 12th Avenue, Newark, NJ. Convenient and secure parking is available.

If you wish to register for this event or have any questions, please contact Lori Pratt, NJMS, Program Coordinator 973-972-4702 or

2014 Brochure.pdf

Related Faculty & Staff

  • Robert F. Heary, M.D.
  • Stella Elkabes, Ph.D.
  • Lorelei Pratt, Ph.D.