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Dr Mary F Barbe

Educational background:

BA, Biology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, 1982; PhD, Anatomy, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Wake Forest, NC, 1987; Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-1991

Her  focus is on two main areas of research: 1) the effect of repetition and force on musculoskeletal and neural systems, and their interaction in a unique rat model of work-related musculoskeletal disorder (also known as repetitive strain injury), and 2) examining tissue and cellular responses after spinal root/cord injury, or as a consequence of cerebral palsy.