I have a tingling in my spine with Patrick Whelan

In today’s episode Greg sits down with Dr. Patrick Whelan, Professor in Comparative Biology & Experimental Medicine at the University of Calgary to discuss the differences between science in Canada vs. the United States (2:32), how he developed his passion for researching spinal cord injury and good lab practices (8:17), the advantages of a good model organism in spinal cord research (19:32), how dopamine modulates CPGs to alter movement (27:57), the association between pain and locomotion (38:59), how innervation of the spinal cord may be modulated by the gut-brain axis (41:12), his collaborative work with clinicians on movement disorders (48:26), and Calgary as a city (53:06).

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