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Monthly Archives: March 2009

UNH students have Paralympic aspirations

For Taylor Chace, it was an accident in a hockey game when he was 16; an accident that left him with a shattered lower back, a traumatic spinal cord injury that permanently affected the...

Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act Signed by President Obama as Part of Omnibus...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation expresses appreciation to Congressional co-sponsors for passing first legislation specific to the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the national, non-profit...

Campaigning for Stem Cells

Brooke Ellison speaks about the controversial issue of stem cell research. At 11 years old, Brooke Ellison was just like any other kid. She danced, she sang and she enjoyed playing in her neighborhood with...

‘He’s every kid’s hero’

WALLED LAKE – From great adversity, heroes can emerge. They then can inspire and lead others to become more than they ever imagined. Walled Lake Central High School physical education teacher Kirk Pedersen, who...

Stem Cell Administration Study Demonstrates Improved Quality Of Life For Patients Suffering From Spinal...

DaVinci Biosciences, in collaboration with Luis Vernaza Hospital in Ecuador, have announced the publication of study results demonstrating the safety and feasibility of its acute and chronic spinal cord injury treatment platform in Cell...

Ms. Wheelchair Virginia Pageant 2009

Contestants say it's a great way to get together for a good time, while inspiring and motivating others.

Young accident victim continues journey to recovery

Margaret Romph, 5, will be transferring to facility in Maryland On Jan. 2, the Romph family’s lives changed forever. A car accident left the youngest, 5-year-old Margaret, with severe injuries, including an injury to her spinal...

Breathing Device For Spinal Injuries

Surviving a spinal cord injury is something to be thankful for, but it's still devastating. For one New Yorker, an accident changed his life forever – but a new device is helping him regain his...

U.S. behind on embryonic stem cell research

When I taught at Rutgers University, my department chair was Wise Young, a pioneer in spinal chord rehabilitation. The Keck Center, where the research was done, was conveniently in the same building as my...

Patient Voices: Spinal Cord Injury

Life after a spinal cord injury is filled with the challenge of accepting your injury, coping with your limitations and adjusting to an entirely new way of seeing the world. Here, six men and...