Cindi Morshead

Cindi Morshead


Dr. Morshead is a tenured Professor and Chair of the Division of Anatomy, Department of Surgery. She is cross-appointed to the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and is a member of the Institute of Medical Science and Rehabilitation Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto.

Research Interests

Her expertise is in stem cell biology and specifically, in the field of adult neural stem cells and their role in regenerative medicine strategies. Her team is actively pursuing the role of stem cells in models of injury such as stroke, cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury.