Richard B. Borgens

Richard Borgens

Mari Hulman George Professor of Applied Neuroscience, School of Veterinary Medicine
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering
Director, Institute for Applied Neurology, Center for Paralysis Research


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