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Neurosurgeon-scientist named one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Women of 2011

September 15, 2011

Dr. Eve Tsai was named one of Canada’s Top 25 Most Influential Women of 2011, by the Women of Influence magazine. As a neurosurgeon, associate scientist and assistant professor, Dr. Tsai focuses her influence on bringing clinicians and researchers together to develop better treatments for patients with spine and brain diseases.

Dr. Tsai has established a multidisciplinary research group focused on investigating stem cells, nanotechnology and tissue engineering for spinal cord repair. She has also developed a novel MRI imaging technique that allows surgeons to easily visualize spinal cord nerve fibres and identify those that are healthy and those that are disrupted.