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Cafe MED: How close are we to a cure for spinal injury?




Join us for this informal talk bringing together leading bio-science researchers and clinicians.

Speakers: Dr Pragnesh Bhatt (Consultant Neurosurgeon, NHS Grampian) and Dr Wenlong Huang (Lecturer in Neuroscience, University of Aberdeen).

There are around 50,000 people in the UK with a serious spinal cord injury but at present there is no cure for this condition. We will discuss current patient management and explore promising strategies to achieve spinal repair, including the use of modified silk from Asian silkworms.

FREE, no booking required.

This is part of the Cafe Med series of events in Aberdeen. Download the full programme of Cafe MED talks:


Suttie Centre Cafe, Foresterhill Health Campus, Aberdeen


No booking required

Contact details

Hosted by: Public Engagement with Research Unit, University of Aberdeen.
Venue: Suttie Centre for Teaching and Learning in Healthcare