Soheila Karimi


  • Accepting Students: Yes
  • Research Category: Neurosciences


Current Positions

Professor, Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba
Senior Scientist, Regenerative Medicine Program
Principal Investigator, Spinal Cord Research Center
Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba


PhD (Neuroscience), University of Saskatchewan
Postdoctoral Fellowship (Neural Regeneration and Stem Cell Research), Toronto Western Research Institute, Toronto

Research Focus

Karimi's research program focuses on uncovering disease mechanisms of spinal cord injury and Multiple Sclerosis, and developing pharmacological and stem cell-based therapies to promote tissue repair in these conditions. We utilize pre-clinical and transgenic models in parallel with human samples.

Research Interests

- Multiple Sclerosis
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Stem Cells