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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...

Software turns ‘mental handwriting’ into on-screen words, sentences

Artificial intelligence, interpreting data from a device placed at the brain’s surface, enables people who are paralyzed or have severely impaired limb movement to...

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...

Treating Bladder Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVZ9HotQyrY&t=6s Dr. Ken Gustafson and Dr. Dennis Bourbeau are using FES (Functional Electrical Stimulation) to help spinal cord injury patients regain control of bladder and...

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...