November 17, 2023

Spinal cord injury research collaborations at this year's ISCoS meeting

Denise G Tate PhD, Professor from Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Michigan and Global Reach Brazil Platform Leader, Daniel Rubio MD from the University of Sao Paulo  Medical School and Hospital das Clinicas, and Gianna Rodriguez MD, Clinical Professor of PM&R and Director of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) program met at 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) in Edinburgh, Scotland, this year in October, to discuss future collaborations in research.

Dr. Tate’s research in spinal cord injury (SCI) focus on quality-of-life issues associated with loss of bladder and bowel functions while Dr. Rubio provides clinical care to acute and outpatient care for these patients in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Dr. Rodriguez research interest is in bowel care after SCI.  She is also the Co-Principal Investigator of the University of Michigan SCI Model Systems. Bladder and bowel care are priorities for SCI patients in the US and Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Denise Tate PhD, Dr. Gianna Rodriguez from Michigan Medicine's PM&R Department and Dr. Daniel Rubio from University of Sao Paulo Medical School and Hospital das Clinicas at the 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of International Society of Spinal Cord Society