Ann M. Parr, MD, PhD, is a Board Certified Neurosurgeon who is interested in finding new therapies for spinal cord injury. She is also a faculty member in the Graduate Program in Neuroscience and the Stem Cell Institute at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Parr’s research currently centers around transplanting neural stem cells grown from a patient’s own skin into the injured spinal cord. She has an active translational research laboratory at the University of Minnesota Stem Cell Institute. She is interested in examining mechanisms of functional recovery using techniques such as histology, immunohistochemistry, cell tracking through magnetic resonance imaging and animal modeling.
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