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Monthly Archives: November 2008

Nanotechnology for Spinal Cord Injury

A cure for spinal injuries that leave people paralyzed, currently incurable, is being developed by Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago. They are looking...

Spinal education has plenty of backbone

An education program promoting spinal injury prevention was on track to reach the major milestone of 80,000 students by the end of the year. ...

Neurons Derived From Embryonic Stem Cells Restore Muscle Function After Injury

Dalhousie Medical School researchers have discovered that embryonic stem cells may play a critical role in helping people with nerve damage and Motor Neuron...

$1 million to fund first 12 patient treatments

New Zealand to join spinal cord repair effort New Zealand has 5000 people in wheelchairs – one of the highest per capita ratios in the...

Budding web designer an inspiration to others

WHILE Shane Agnew has faced his fair share of hurdles since sustaining a spinal cord injury that left him a ventilated quadriplegic, his sights...

Promising therapies for spinal cord injuries

A quarter of a million Americans are currently living with spinal cord injuries, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Although most...

Rick Hansen helps open world class spinal cord research centre

VANCOUVER, B.C. - Man in Motion wheelchair athlete Rick Hansen saw a dream come true Tuesday with the opening of a world-class spinal cord...

Specialized therapy center is at the heart of foundation’s work

The Michael-Ryan Pattison Foundation, formerly A Cure is Coming, is the legacy of the inspirational effort of a healing community of friends who supported...

PREMIER OPENS WORLD-LEADING SPINAL CORD INJURY CENTRE

VANCOUVER – The world’s largest, most advanced and most comprehensive facility devoted to spinal cord injury research and patient care was opened today by...

A father’s journey

Former Forest City resident remains hopeful for son's full recovery Craig Olson saw the time that his mother had called on that fateful September night...