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Spinal Cord Injury News Articles

Improved understanding of early spinal cord development paves the way for new treatments

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are developing the means to turn stem cells into a wide range of specific types of spinal cord...

A congressman wasn’t allowed on a flight — because of his wheelchair

Wheelchairs powered by lithium-ion batteries are growing in popularity, but airline workers have mistakenly prevented some passengers, including Rep. Jim Langevin, from boarding planes When...

Untapped potential of stem cells could aid repair of spinal cord damage

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have identified a group of latent stem cells that respond to injury in the central nervous system of...
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SCI Neurostimulation Research at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Research led by Monica Perez, PhD, uses a noninvasive neurostimulation treatment to target synaptic connections in the spinal cord. In the process, it improves...

Scientists develop blueprint for turning stem cells into sensory interneurons

The findings represent an important step toward cell therapies to restore sensation in people with spinal cord injuries Key takeaways: Just like the real thing....

Gigi & Nate (Official Movie Trailer)

https://youtu.be/n_tgQ105coQ A young man with a bright future suffers a near fatal accident and recreates his new life with the help of an unlikely animal...
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Research shows investigational drug fosters nerve repair after injury

Scientists from the University of Birmingham have shown that a brain-penetrating candidate drug currently in development as a cancer therapy can foster regeneration of...
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Electrical stimulation could help bowel dysfunction after spinal cord injury

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, approximately 18,000 new spinal cord injuries occur each year in the United States. Spinal cord...

Doctors with disability continue to practise thanks to technology, support and a positive attitude

Doctor Steven Peterson was cycling to work in the autumn of 2018 when he was struck by a car and taken to the same...

Invention helping people with spinal cord injuries fish again

One man is showing that even if you have limited mobility, that doesn’t mean you need limited access to recreation. “Recreation is how a lot...