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Margot Damaser PECASE Awardee

    Dr. Margot Damaser, of the Hines, Ill., VA Hospital, received the award for "outstanding research on the human urinary bladder using mathematical modeling along with physiological and neurological studies."

    Dr. Damaser, a biomechanical engineer, has used additional training in urology to design innovative studies on issues such as urinary incontinence and the special bladder problems faced by patients with spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis. Her work on quantifying bladder-pressure measurements and understanding bladder mechanics is helping to advance prevention and treatment of bladder problems.

    Dr. Damaser is currently a Principal Investigator, Cleveland FES Center, Assistant Staff, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute and Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation She is also a Research Career Scientist, Cleveland FES Rehabilitation R&D Center, Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Cleveland Louis Stokes Medical Center

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Margot Damaser, Ph.D.