Martin Oudega is currently an Assistant Professor at the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurobiology, and Bioengineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in medical biology from the University of Leiden, Leiden, the Netherlands (1990), and completed postdoctoral fellowships in Neurobiology at the University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, Calif, and at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, Fla. Previously an Assistant Professor in neurological surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine and in Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Director of the Animal Injury and Repair laboratory at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland. Professor Oudega directs the Spinal Cord Repair Laboratory that investigates the efficacy of cellular transplants, alone or in combination with axon growth-supporting interventions, to elicit anatomical and/or functional restoration after spinal cord injury. The overall goal of Professor Oudega’s laboratory is to develop spinal cord repair strategies for translation into the clinic.
Biography Updated on 20 June 2012