Sixth Annual ‘Current Advances in Spinal Cord Injury Research’ Symposium, May 11th, 2016

Posted: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 – 09:00
The Reynolds Family Spine Laboratory at the Spine Center of New Jersey invites you to the sixth annual Current Advances in Spinal Cord Injury Research Symposium.

The Sixth Annual Current Advances in Spinal Cord Injury Research Symposium will be held on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016, hosted by the Reynolds Family Spine Laboratory at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. Distinguished faculty from throughout North America will present and discuss current advances in basic science and clinical research on spinal cord injury.

2016 Symposium Scientific Faculty

Guest Speaker Title of Presentation
Andrei Krassioukov, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.C. “Till Death Do Us Part. Life Threatening Emergencies and Autonomic Dysfunction Following Spinal Cord Injury”
V. Wee Yong, Ph.D. “Overcoming Extracellular Matrix Inhibitors to Promote Remyelination”
James Harrop, M.D., F.A.C.S. “SCI Trials and Tribulations -What We Have Learned and Where We Are Going”
Mary Bartlett Bunge, Ph.D. “My Travels with Schwann Cells, from Bench to Bedside”
Michael S. Beattie, Ph.D. “Exoskeletal-Assisted Walking for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury: Lessons Learned to Date”
Ann M. Spungen, Ed.D. “Secondary Injury, Inflammation and Recovery after SCI: Acute Care Impacts on Long Term Outcomes”


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To register for the event or for further information, please contact Lori Pratt, NJMS, Program Coordinator 973-972-4702 or

Related Faculty & Staff

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