Eve Tsai

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Eve Tsai
Assistant Professor

Room: CIVIC CMM/Neurosurgery
Office: 613-761-5383 ext. 3
Work E-mail: etsai@ohri.ca

Eve Tsai

Biography

Associate Scientist, Neuroscience, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Neurosurgeon, Division of Neurosurgery, The Ottawa Hospital

Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Ottawa

Research

Dr. Eve Tsai obtained her medical degree and completed her residency in neurosurgery at the University of Toronto. During her residency, she completed a PhD at the University of Toronto. Dr. Tsai then obtained subspecialty fellowship training in spine surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. She has won numerous awards, including the Young Clinician Investigator Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Tsai returned to Canada in 2006 and joined The Ottawa Hospital, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Her main surgical interests will focus on all types of spine and spinal cord diseases such as spinal cord injury, spinal cord and spine tumors, syringomyelia, and myelopathy. Her research will focus on spinal cord repair strategies, axonal regeneration, MRI imaging of spinal cord tracts in humans and animals, and clinical outcomes after spine surgery.

Key Words:

brain and spinal cord regeneration, bioengineering, nanotechnology, stem cells, MRI, spine surgery outcomes

Fields of Interest

  • brian and spinal cord (neural) repair and regeneration strategies
  • biomaterials and bioengineering
  • nanotechnology and nanoparticles
  • stem and progenitor cells
  • magnetic resonance imaging of spinal cord tracts in humans and animals
  • clinical outcomes after spine surgery
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