BASIC SCIENCE LABS
The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has two streams of basic science research areas within the program of Translational Medicine in the SickKids Research Institute.
The team of Dr. Greg Borschel and Dr. Tessa Gordon are developing new strategies to improve outcomes following peripheral nerve injury. Current research includes evaluating the use of neurotrophic factors to drive axonal regeneration, evaluating new surgical strategies to improve regeneration across long gaps and harnessing the potential of new biomaterials for nerve repair.
Dr. Cho Pang is a Senior Scientist whose research expertise in the area of skin and muscle pathophysiology and pharmacology is finding new discoveries in our understanding of wound healing.