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Dr. Raymond J. Grill

Dr. Raymond J. Grill

Regular Member

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Medical School
Department of Integrative Biology & Pharmacology

The focus of my research is towards the generation of a multi-level approach in the treatment of the acute and chronic phases of spinal cord injury. This involves minimizing functional loss in the acute phase of injury by decreasing inflammation and repairing the devastated vascular network. In the chronic phase, attention is focused on stimulating axonal regeneration through the application of target-derived growth factors and the manipulation of the spinal extracellular matrix to provide a supportive growth terrain.

A student's tutorial experience in my lab could consist of several options, including training in small animal surgical techniques, blood-spinal cord barrier integrity studies, cellular transplantation utilizing a variety of cellular candidates, in vivo axonal growth assays, immunohistochemical and image analysis techniques and behavioral analyses



Medical School Faculty

Program Affiliations:


Cell and Regulatory Biology

Clinical and Translational Sciences

Contact Information

Phone: 713.500.6132


Office: MSB 4.110

Title: Assistant Professor


Ph.D. - University of Cincinnati - 1995