The newly launched Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Scientific Advisory Board – comprised of senior and junior investigators from across the globe and in numerous scientific sectors – serves as a sounding board for the Foundation, offering innovative ideas and honest feedback as we search for the most promising research and development opportunities that will provide the greatest impact for community members.
Chet Moritz, Ph.D.
Hwang Endowed Professor, University of Washington
Departments of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Rehabilitation Medicine, and Physiology & Biophysics
Joanna Stanicka, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Axonis Therapeutics, Inc.
Ona Bloom, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Medicine
The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research; Northwell Health; Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Armin Curt, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.
Professor and Chairman, Ordinarius for Paraplegiology
Balgrist University Hospital, Spinal Cord Injury Center, Zurich
Cristin Welle, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurosurgery and Physiology & Biophysics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
James Guest, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Miller School of Medicine and the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis in Miami, FL
Rex Marco, M.D.
Professor and Chief of Spine Surgery and Musculoskeletal Oncology
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community’s vocabulary.
Meet Our Scientific Advisory Board
Armin Curt, M.D.
June 21, 2023
“When patients recover function unexpectedly, well, those are always the best days,” Curt says.