Director of the Center for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair
The Ohio State University
Phillip Popovich is the Ray W. Poppleton Research Designated Chair and Director of the Center for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair at The Ohio State University. His research focuses on understanding the role of innate and adaptive immunity in regulating central nervous system plasticity and host defense following traumatic spinal cord injury. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and many invited reviews in highly ranked journals. Popovich was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 2014 and is a member of the scientific advisory boards of several national and international spinal cord injury research foundations and organizations.