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AAAS Holds Neuroscience Briefing on the Hill

The AAAS Office of Government Relations held a public briefing on Capitol Hill entitled "Rethinking Spinal Cord Injury." Three experts shared their research and thoughts about what is next for treatment of spinal cord injuries. The panel was also joined by AAAS CEO Alan Leshner, and Representative Chaka Fattah (D-PA). The briefing was held in conjunction with Rep. Fattah and The Dana Foundation. If you would like to learn more, you can view the presentations below. 


Roderic Pettigrew, PhD, MD, Director of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health

Mary Bartlett Bunge, PhD, Christine E. Lynn Distinguished Professor in Neuroscience and Professor, Cell Biology & Anatomy, Neurological Surgery and Neurology, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami