Sunday, May 22, 2022

‘My Life Matters’: Resilience After Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

Life did not end on March 26, 2010. In between classes, Drew Clayborn attempted a backflip. He landed on his head, broke his neck and...

Birmingham research brings hope for spinal cord injury treatment

BIRMINGHAM, England, May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists from the University of Birmingham have shown an existing drug may reduce damage after spinal cord...

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day 2022

Today, Friday 13 May we are marking Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day 2022 (SCIAD) We lead this annual event to raise awareness of spinal cord...

T cells block nerve cell regeneration with age, but can be reversed – mice study

New research in mice shows T cells prevent damaged nerve cells from regenerating due to a reversible, ageing-related mechanism. Previous research has shown that ageing...

Gene therapy shows promise in treating neuropathy from spinal cord injuries

An international team of researchers, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, report that a gene therapy that inhibits...

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and Pressure Injuries

A pressure injury is a sore caused by too much pressure on the skin. This reduces blood flow, damaging skin and underlying tissue....

Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury: A Review of Recent Clinical Trials

Spinal cord injury (SCI) remains an incurable, life-changing neurological condition, causing permanent loss of motor and sensory function in millions of people worldwide and...

UM researchers develop new stem cell therapy for treating spinal cord injuries

A new study by University of Manitoba researchers has developed a stem cell-based therapy that may eventually lead to new regenerative treatments for people...

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