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Scott Whittemore, Ph.D.

Professor and Vice Chairman for Research
Department of Neurological Surgery, Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology
Henry D. and Marianna Garretson Endowed Chair in Spinal Cord Injury Research
Scientific Director, Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center

Sujata Saraswat-Ohri, Ph.D.


Department of Neurological Surgery 

Kariena Andres, B.S., LVT, RLATg

Laboratory Research Coordinator

Courtney Shepard, M.S.

Graduate Student, Translational Neuroscience 

Middlebury College, University of Colorado Boulder


My project looks at the role of long propriospinal neurons in locomotion after SCI. 

Brandon Brown, M.S.

Graduate Student, Translational Neuroscience 

Indiana University 

My research uses multi-viral systems to probe spinal cord anatomy. 

George Wei

Graduate Student, Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Russell Howard, M.S., M.B.A.

Research Resource Facilities Manager

Laboratory Manager

Scott Myers, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Michael Forston, B.S.

Graduate Student, Anatomical Science and Neurobiology

Concordia College

I investigate the mechanisms of ER stress and autophagy during oligodendrocyte differentiation and their response to injury. 

Ben Charpentier, B.S.

Graduate Student, Anatomical Science and Neurobiology

Bellarmine University

My research focuses on endotoxin and alcohol induced neuro-inflammation. 

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Post-Docs: Christopher Wilson, Qilin Cao, Gaby Enzmann, Richard Benton, Srikanth Rajagopalan, Jerry Xu, Andrew Bankston

Graduates:  David Loy, Allison Ryan, Jason Talbott, Ahmed Abdellatif, Jason Beare, Rachel Hill, Janelle Fassbender, Nicholas Kuypers, Toros Dincman, Amanda Pocratsky

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