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A New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can’t Fly On American Airlines

John Morris calls himself an "aviation geek." He's a frequent flyer who, in his power wheelchair, has traveled to 46 countries. His goal is to visit every country. "I love air travel," he says. From...

Passion, Purpose, Perspective: Travis Roy dealt with tragedy by devoting his life to helping...

Life didn’t play out the way it was supposed to for Travis Roy. That didn’t stop him from making his time count. Roy, a standout hockey player who grew up in Yarmouth, was just 11...

Eric LeGrand Reflects on Decade Teaching Others to Believe

Ten years after he suffered a spinal cord injury during a football game at MetLife Stadium that left him paralyzed, Eric LeGrand continues to serve as an inspiration at Rutgers, around the state and...

Research could change how blood pressure is managed in spinal cord injury patients

CORD principal investigators Dr. Christopher West and Dr. Brian Kwon and their research teams have published a study that challenges the current standard for managing blood pressure in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). The...
John Moxom

John talks about his 50 years living with spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/kOIPDVekuNg Shane Clifton interviews John Moxon about living well with SCI

Scar-free healing after spinal cord injury relies on specialized cells

One of the reasons people rarely recover from spinal cord injury is the scar tissue that develops, preventing nerve cells from reconnecting. But a new study from Zhigang He, PhD, of the F.M. Kirby...

Perspective on employment rates after spinal cord injury – 30 years after the ADA

Experts detail new paradigms of vocational rehabilitation that are fostering measurable progress in employment outcomes for individuals with spinal cord injury East Hanover, NJ. A team of experts in disability employment summarized advances in outcomes...

Researchers discover new path to neuron regeneration after spinal cord injury

Dynamic networks that specialize in the transmission of information generally consist of multiple components, including not only primary processors, like computers, for example, but also numerous support applications and services. The human nervous system...

NervGen’s NVG-291 brings New Hope for People With Spinal Cord Injuries

(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is ever among the approximately 17,700 Americans who each year, according to The Journal of American Medical Association, suffer a new spinal cord injury or the hundreds...

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Visionary Prize: Each winner awarded $1 million

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is thrilled to announce the creation of the Craig H. Neilsen Visionary Prize and the selection of Andrea Dalzell, Dr. Brian K. Kwon, and Reveca Torres as its inaugural...