Third Annual ‘Current Advances in Spinal Cord Injury Research’ Symposium, May 8th, 2013

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

On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 you are invited to attend the Third 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

Michael Y. Wang, M.D Therapeutic Hypothermia as a Neuroprotectant following SCI
Wolfram Tetzlaff, Ph.D. From diets to cell transplantation: preclinical studies for spinal cord injury
Allan Basbaum, Ph.D. Can we treat the “disease” of neuropathic pain?
Samuel David, Ph.D. Targeting inflammation and secondary damage after spinal cord injury.
Alan Faden, MD Role of cell cycle pathways in traumatic spinal cord injury and related hyperpathic pain
Philip J. Horner, Ph.D. Induced pluripotency: a compelling but challenging path toward treatment of chronic spinal cord injury.

The Symposium will be held in the comfortable and spacious 12th Avenue Pavilion, on UMDNJ’s main campus (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 Kat Getto, UMDNJ, Program Coordinator 973-972-4702 or

 3rd annual SCI research symposium brochure.pdf

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