Dr. Andrei Krassioukov is a clinician scientist who obtained his medical degree from Volgograd State Medical School, Russia and his PhD degree at the Ivan Pavlov Institute of Physiology, Russian Academy of Science, St. Petersburg, Russia. In 1991, through the Canada-USSR research exchange program, he started his research career in North America.He has authored and co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters and reviewed articles. His research is supported by numerous national and international agencies such as Christopher and Dena Reeve Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, British Columbia Neurotrauma Fund/RickHansen Institute and others. For the last four years as the Chair of Autonomic Standards Committee for the American Spinal Injury Association and International Spinal Cord Society (ASIA/ISCoS), he is leading the international initiative on development of autonomic assessment which is to be added to the presently established neurological evaluation of individuals with spinal cord injury.
Professor, UBC Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Expertise in autonomic function and cardiovascular health after spinal cord injury.