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Contact Information

Eve Tsai, MD, PhD, FRCSC, CIP
613-798-5555 x 18922
etsai@toh.ca

Research Only:

Angela Auriat, Research Associate
613-798-5555,19973

Lei Zhou, Clinical Research Assistant
613-798-5555,19262

Nella Bianconi, Research Admin Assistant
613-761-5073

Research Activities

Ongoing:
Improved detection of spinal cord lesions in MS patients using MRI Tractography, MRI Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Tractography of the Spinal Cord

Spinal Cord Tractography, A Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technique to Enable Improved Diagnosis, Management and Prognosis of Spinal Cord Lesions. Improved detection of spinal cord lesions in MS patients using MRI Tractography MRI Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Tractography of the Spinal Cord

Brain regeneration, Utilization of endogenous stem cells to repair brain lesions

Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology, utilization of Nanotechnology to improve neural repair and regeneration

Bioengineering strategies for neural regeneration, utilization of bioengineering strategies to improve neural repair and regeneration

Spinal Cord Injury Repair, Biodegradable hollow fiber channels to allow drug delivery for stimulation and propagation of endogenous stem cells for repair of spinal cord injury Nanoparticle Technology for channels Bioengineering strategies to enable combination therapy for the repair of spinal cord injury Bioengineering strategies to restore motor function after spinal cord injuries

Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trials, Industry Grants (Acorda, Asubio) and Research Grant (Rick Hansen Minocycline) Trials awaiting ethical approval for clinical trials involving spinal cord injury patients.

Past Activities
2011 - 2013  International Sponsored Industry Grant, Cerapedics - Assessment of P-15 Bone Putty in Anterior Cervical Fusion with Instrumentation Role: Site Principal Investigator

2009 - 2014  National Registry for Spinal Cord Injury, Principal Investigator on the local Rick Hansen Spinal Cord Injury Registry Grant

2009 - 2011  Spinal cord injury repair, MicroRNA expression in rodents and axotls after spinal cord injury, Role: Co-PI, University of Minnesota Stem Cell Institute

2008 - 2012  International Sponsored Industry Grant, BioSET Inc. I was Co-Investigator on a multi-center, prospective, parallel group, randomized, pilot study evaluating safety and preliminary effectiveness of Prefix compared to iliac crest bone in participants with degenerative disc disease undergoing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF): PFX-101.

1998 - 2004  Spinal Cord Injury Repair, hollow fiber channels to enable combination therapy for repair of spinal cord injury, mechanisms of spinal cord repair