Summary of what peripheral nerves are, how they can be damaged, and the sequence of events involved in their regeneration.
Dr Douglas Zochodne is a Professor with Tenure and a Consultant Neurologist in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary. He has recently served (1999-2007) as Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. Dr Zochodne has run an externally funded research laboratory investigating problems of peripheral nerves since 1989. The work has been funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canadian Diabetes Association, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research and the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada.