UBC Graduate Research

Monitoring oxygen levels in the injured spinal cord Cheung, Amanda


Amanda Cheung was a finalist in the 2022 UBC Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Amanda presented their research, "Monitoring oxygen levels in the injured spinal cord." They hope to develop an implantable sensor that uses Near-Infrared Spectroscopy or NIRS technology, to monitor the oxygen status of the spinal cord to prevent further damage after an injury. Amanda Cheung is completing their PhD in Neuroscience in the Faculty of Medicine at The University of British Columbia under the supervision of Dr. Brian Kwon & Dr. Babak Shadgan.

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