Dr. Marc Ruitenberg PhD, GCHEd

A/Prof Marc Ruitenberg is an Honorary Research Fellow of SpinalCure Australia and Reader in Biomedical Sciences at The University of Queensland. He is also an active member of the Trauma, Critical Care and Recovery Flagship of the Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners, which aims to deliver state-of-the-art treatment for trauma patients across the entire spectrum of care.

A key focus of A/Prof Ruitenberg’s research is to better understand the role of inflammation in traumatic spinal cord injury. The ultimate goal of his work is to develop new and effective immunomodulatory treatments to improve outcomes for neurotrauma patients.