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‘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...

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...

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...

HKUST researchers develop long-term in vivo imaging technique to better understand and treat spinal...

A research team led by scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has developed an innovative technology for in vivo...

New controller developed at UofL improves home use of epidural stimulation for people with...

When Keith Smith recently got a new tablet, it wasn’t for watching videos or scanning social media. Instead, this tablet allows Smith, who has tetraplegia,...

Sesame Workshop Debuts New Muppet as Part of Initiative Supporting Children Affected by Conflict...

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street and local adaptations around the world, is unveiling a new Muppet character as part of...

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Marks 40 Years of Progress

Originally created in 1982 in response to the injury of Henry Stifel, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation – first conceived as the Stifel...