Collaborative, Translational Research
SCoBIRC Research Focus Areas
- Treatments to minimize damage and promote repair mechanisms following spinal cord or brain injury;
- Strategies to promote neuronal regeneration, including gene therapy;
- Understanding the mechanisms involved in axon guidance and myelination; and
- Implementation of advanced control systems for functional neuromuscular stimulation.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
The vibrant, open lab environment of SCoBIRC allows undergraduates to gain valuable experience while being part a productive research community. The most direct way to inquire about potential lab openings is to email a faculty member directly. Additional information is available through the Office of Biomedical Education and the Office of Undergraduate Research.