Spinal cord injuries: Scientists probe individual cells to find better treatments (IMAGE) University of Virginia Health System Caption Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, is chairman of the University of Virginia School of Medicine's Department of Neuroscience and director of UVA's Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG) Center. Credit Dan Addison | UVA Communications Usage Restrictions May be used to accompany news coverage of the spinal cord research. All other uses require express written permission from UVA Health. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.