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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Mexico discovers relief for spinal cord injuries

Developed at the Autonomous Metropolitan University in Mexico City, a polymer shows promise to restore damaged spinal cords in human patients. Mexican researchers have synthesized a polymer that promises to restore the electrical connections in...

Engineering Angiogenesis Following Spinal Cord Injury

Engineering angiogenesis following spinal cord injury: building functional, stable blood vessels and promoting the formation of the blood-spinal cord barrier

To Have Courage Trailer

Jen French suffered from a snowboarding accident resulting in a severe spinal injury.

"I'll Be Alright" trailer

In the early morning hours of Dec. 24, 2004 track worker Armando Gonzales was struck by a security vehicle rendering him a C2 quadriplegic.

Breakthrough Could Help Heal Spinal Cord Injuries Without Pain

AURORA, Colo., Sept. 22 (AScribe Newswire) -- Researchers at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine say manipulating embryo-derived stem cell precursors prior to transplanting them holds the key to using stem cell...

The Peer Program (BC Paraplegic Association)

Jean Potvin was a workaholic who suffered a terrifying accident on the job that broke his back and left him a paraplegic.

Sole Use Of Impaired Limb Improves Recovery In Spinal Cord Injury

ScienceDaily (Sep. 20, 2008) — A new study finds that following minor spinal cord injury, rats that had to use impaired limbs showed full recovery due to increased growth of healthy nerve fibers and...

Paraplegic balloon pilot hasn’t let injury ground him

KAYSVILLE - Michael Glen hasn't let a Disability tether his dreams. Like his father, Glen wanted to be a hot air balloon pilot. But after a car accident left him paralyzed with a spinal cord...

The European Commission Grants Orphan Drug Designation to Alseres Pharmaceuticals’ Spinal Cord Injury Treatment,...

HOPKINTON, Mass., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Nasdaq: ALSE - News) announced today that Cethrin has been granted designation as an orphan medicinal product for the treatment of traumatic spinal cord injury...

Breakthrough in spinal injury treatment

Manipulating embryo-derived stem cells before transplanting them may hold the key to optimizing stem cell technologies for repairing spinal cord injuries in humans. Research published in BioMed Central's open access Journal of Biology, may...