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‘Dancing Molecules’ Successfully Repair Severe Spinal Cord Injuries

After single injection, paralyzed animals regained ability to walk within four weeks Northwestern University investigators have developed a new injectable therapy that harnesses “dancing molecules”...

Justice Department Sues Uber for Overcharging People with Disabilities

The Justice Department today filed a lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc. (Uber) for charging “wait time” fees to passengers who, because of disability, need...

Brain Implant Translates Paralyzed Man’s Thoughts Into Text With 94% Accuracy

A man paralyzed from the neck down due to a spinal cord injury he sustained in 2007 has shown he can communicate his thoughts,...

Construct spinal cord-like white matter to promote straight axon growth and myelination, repair spinal...

Studies have found that simple cell transplantation is difficult to achieve targeted differentiation of stem cells into functional cells in the complex microenvironment of...

Spinal cord injury and new ways Ohio State Medical Center is treating consequences

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7klQB_wkQ00 Dana McTigue, PhD, explains the importance of metabolic health in patients with spinal cord injury. Spinal cord issues cause many more problems than simply not...

Drug helps sensory neurons regrow in the mouse central nervous system

Targeting support cells with cholesterol drug could improve recovery after spinal cord injury A spinal cord injury damages the lines of communication between the body...
nerve cell processes

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...

New Ultra-Accessible™, Fully-Inclusive Morgan’s Wonderland Camp Now Accepting Registrations

SAN ANTONIO – Morgan’s Wonderland Camp, a new 102-acre recreational oasis for those with and without special needs on the ruggedly-beautiful northern outskirts of...

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

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

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...