Ann Parr, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School
Assistant Professor, Stem Cell Institute

Ann Parr, MD, PhD, is blazing a trail toward novel therapies for spinal cord injuries. Parr’s research focuses on transplanting neural stem cells created from a patient’s skin into the patient’s spinal cord. Other research focus areas include cell tracking through magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), animal modeling and mechanisms of functional recovery using histology and immunohistochemistry.