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Primary Lab Contact
Name Grogory H. Borschel, MD, FACS, FAAP
Title Associate Professor
Phone 416-813-7654 x 328197
Email gregory.borschel@sickkids.ca

Additional Lab Contact
Name Elizabeth Greczylo
Title Lab Administrator
Phone 416-813-7654 x 328197
Email elizabeth.greczylo@sickkids.ca

Website http://www.sickkids.ca/Research/borschel_lab/index.html
Laboratory Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Laboratory
Lab Location The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON M5G1X8 Canada
Lab Category Other: Nerve regeneration
General Lab Setup 11-15
Lab Facilities Approx 2500 sq ft of dedicated space under this PI. Small animal surgical suite with 3 operating microscopes, electrodiagnostic / muscle force testing apparatus, cryostat, confocal and fluorescent imaging, molecular biology, cell culture, biomaterial fabrication, transgenic breeding colony.
Animal Facility Yes (Rats, mice)
Type of Research Nerve regeneration (basic and applied)
1. Investigator's Name Grogory H. Borschel, MD, FACS, FAAP
Project Title Improving functional recovery after peripheral nerve injury
Brief Description Our group is trying to enhance nerve regeneration using a variety of methods, including using neurotrophic factors, allografts, biomaterials, electrical stimulation and novel surgical paradigms.

Grants Canadian Institutes of Health Research, National Science and Engineering Research Council, Plastic Surgery Foundation, Canada Foundation for Innovation
Opportunity for Student Degree Program Yes, MSc and PhD  
Research Fellowship Available Yes
Funding Available Centre for Innovation Leaders Opportunity Fund, SickKids Foundation, American College of Surgeons, IAMGold, RestraComp, Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Canadian Institutes for Health Research (Fellowship), Comprehensive Research Experience for Medical Students (CREMS)
Educational or Prior Experience Requirements MD or PhD, but not necessarily