Friday, October 22, 2021

Project AxonRepair – Spinal Cord Repair: releasing the neuron-intrinsic brake on axon regeneration

AxonRepair, a multinational collaboration funded under NEURON’s JTC2016 co-funded call, aims to promote axon regeneration in the spinal cord. Following Spinal Cord Injury, the connections...

United Spinal Awarded Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Grant to Support Disaster Relief for People With Disabilities

United Spinal Association has been awarded a grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation to support the immediate relief and recovery efforts for people...

Living with spinal cord injury: Resilience leads to better health outcomes

Spinal cord injuries can leave people feeling isolated, but survivors such as MUSC researcher James Krause exhibit a strong resilient streak September is Spinal Cord...

NeuroRegen scaffold transplantation brings hope to spinal cord injury patients

A joint group of Chinese scientists has recently confirmed the safety and preliminary effective of NeuroRegen Scaffold transplantation for spinal cord injury repair. Results...

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

National Spinal Cord Injury Month (National SCI Awareness Month) in September honors the courage of those with spinal cord injuries and their families. The...

History of the Paralympics

Sport for athletes with an impairment has existed for more than 100 years, and the first sport clubs for the deaf were already in...

Voluntary Exercise after Spinal Cord Injuries: Equipment and Process that Develops and Sustains Fitness and Health

Declining health and fitness are commonly known to accompany spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D). Physical deconditioning and weakening of the upper limbs make...

New study in regenerative medicine identifies RNA released from damaged cells act as the signal to initiate repair after injury

New research from the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) at Monash University has identified novel cell types and RNA signals that may assist with...

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