Building a Bridge to Nerve Repair
Each year, scores of soldiers wounded by explosives suffer from debilitating nerve injuries that render their arms and legs useless. Kim’s research, performed at the UCSF-affiliated San Francisco Veterans Affairs hospital, has led to development of artificial nerve grafts to accelerate healing of these injuries.
Hubert Kim, MD, PhD
UCSF Cartilage Repair and Regenerative Center
Funding for Kim’s research is provided by the Department of Defense and VA Medical Research.