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Suzanne Tharin, MD PhD joined the faculty at Stanford University in 2012 as an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery. Following her undergraduate degree in Physiology and a Master’s degree in Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Toronto, Dr. Tharin completed a PhD in Genetics at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and SUNY Stony Brook. She received her MD from Columbia University and then completed her neurosurgery residency at the Brigham and Women's Hospital/Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School program. She subsequently completed a clinical fellowship in complex spine surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. Her research program encompasses the molecular controls over cortical neuronal development, spinal cord injury, and regenerative strategies for spinal cord repair, including stem cell-based strategies. As a practicing neurosurgeon at the Palo Alto VA and Stanford University Hospital, Dr. Tharin is dedicated to translating an understanding of neural development into regenerative strategies for the treatment of spinal cord injury.

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Publications (2)

Recent article categories: Otolaryngology, Gastroenterology, Neurosurgery

Co-authors (5)
Yi-Ren Chen M.D. M.P.H.
Neurological Surgery

Kwang Sung

Eric S. Sussman
Neurological Surgery

Allen Ho
Neurological Surgery

Arjun V. Pendharkar M.D. Resident Physician
Neurological Surgery

My Professional Societies

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Society for Neuroscience
North American Spine Society