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Richard B. Borgens

Richard Borgens

Emeritus Professor of Applied Neuroscience, School of Veterinary Medicine
Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering


Phone: +1 765 494-7600
Fax: +1 765 494-7605

Purdue University
School of Veterinary Medicine
408 S. University Street
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2096

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  • BS, North Texas State University, 1970
  • MS, North Texas State University, 1973
  • PhD, Purdue University, 1977
  • Yale University, National Paraplegia Foundation Fellow, 1977-1980, Department of Biology

Research Interests

  • Neuronal regeneration and its physiological control
  • Paralysis research