Image Collaborative, Translational Research Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center Research Image 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. Graduate Education The faculty in SCoBIRC are members of a number of graduate programs which provide a wide range of educational opportunities. Integrated Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Masters of Science in Medical Sciences University of Kentucky MD/PhD Program 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.