Advanced Platform Technology Center
Margot Damaser, PhD
Urinary incontinence, urodynamics, bladder, pelvic floor, rehabilitation
Dr. Damaser has 20 years of experience utilizing animal models to investigate female pelvic floor disorders, including pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, and fecal incontinence, and is considered an internationally recognized expert in the field. She developed and characterized models that are now standard in the field for stress urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse and has used them to conduct preclinical testing of potential therapies and develop diagnostic and assessment techniques for use in animals. She has also developed technologies for improved clinical diagnosis & therapy and has several pending patents.
Dr. Margot Damaser serves as APT Center’s Director of Research and Scientific Affairs She is also a Full Staff member, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute and Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute of the Cleveland Clinic, and Professor of Molecular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), member of the prestigious College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and granted a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers PECASE in 2000.