Lab Directors

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Leslie Morse, DO

Dr. Leslie Morse obtained her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine followed by her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Morse's research interests include the impact of mechanical unloading on bone metabolism and the development of novel stem cell therapies for motor recovery after SCI. 

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Ricardo Battaglino, PhD

Dr. Ricardo Battaglino is a Professor and the Vice Chair of Research, in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Battaglino runs the Rehabilitation Medicine Translational Research Lab along with Department Chair, Dr. Leslie Morse. He is a molecular biologist with an interest in basic biology of bone metabolism.