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NEWS & EVENTS

Keep up with our research, awards, articles, conferences, events, and more.

 

Grant Awarded for Cellular and molecular signatures of successful CNS regeneration

January 2021

The Brotman Baty Institute has awarded a 2021 Catalytic Collaborations grant for the proposal Cellular and Molecular Signatures of Successful CNS Regeneration. This proposal brings two BBI members, Dr. Khaing (UW) and Dr. Millen (SCRI), with post-doc Dr Tran Hartman (SCRI), to define pro-regenerative factors driving spinal cord regeneration. These experiments will identify cellular and molecular pro-generative mechanisms that evolved in a mammalian system. This work will serve as the foundational basis to identify new mechanisms for regeneration to investigate novel therapeutic strategies in mice, and eventually, humans. 

UNDERGRADS JULIANA BUSHNELL AND JULIA BERGQUIST RECEIVE MARY GATES RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

May 15, 2020

The Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium is a chance for undergraduates to present what they have learned through their research experiences to a larger audience. The Symposium includes poster and presentation sessions by students from all academic disciplines and all three UW campuses, plus invited guests.

PAPER PUBLISHED IN NATURE: SPINAL CORD

December 16, 2019 (publishing date TBD)

"TRANSCUTANEOUS CONTRAST-ENHANCED ULTRASOUND IMAGING OF THE POST-TRAUMATIC SPINAL CORD"

NEUROLOGICAL SURGERY SUMMER STUDENT PROGRAM 2019

August 9, 2019

We recently concluded our third year of participating in the Neurological Surgery Summer Student Program.  We had a wonderful time working with our interns Jinci Lu and Julia Bergquist and we know they'll both go on to very successful careers in science and medicine!

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MILITARY HEALTH SYSTEM RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

August 19 - 22, 2019

Drs. Khaing and Bruce will be attending the MHSRS conference in Florida to present posters of recent work.

GORDON RESEARCH CONFERENCES

June 16 - 21, 2019

GRC -  Spinal Cord Injury and Repair: From Molecules to Function

The Gordon Research Conferences are intimate, invitation-only conferences designed for in-depth discussion of scientific topics.

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DEPT. OF DEFENSE - CDMRP, SCIRP
GRANT AWARDED!

September 1, 2018

"The SCIRP was established by Congress in FY09 with a $35 million appropriation to support research into regenerating/repairing damaged spinal cords and improving rehabilitation therapies. "

CRAIG H. NEILSEN FOUNDATION GRANT AWARDED!

August 1, 2018

"Craig H. Neilsen Foundation’s funding is dedicated to supporting both programs and scientific research to improve the quality of life for those affected by and living with spinal cord injury."

  

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