Martin Pouw, MD, PhD

Dr. Pouw is from the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Acute Spinal Cord Unit at the Radboud University Hospital in Nijmegen, Netherlands.  He is the recipient of The New Investigator Award that supports newly hired researchers who began their careers in spinal-cord injury research after their graduate studies, or established researchers who recently transitioned to specializing in the spinal-cord injury field.  Dr. Pouw is studying the body’s response to traumatic spinal-cord injuries in the immediate aftermath of the injury and treatment to determine which early medical interventions have the most demonstrable effects in promoting recovery.