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Monthly Archives: March 2009

Hans Keirstead to brief Congress on stem cell research

UCI scientist is behind the field’s first human clinical trial Irvine, Calif., UC Irvine’s Hans Keirstead – the neurobiologist behind what will be the world’s...

Meeting with Congress

UCI scientist will visit Capitol Hill to share plans he has with other researchers regarding stem-cell treatments. A leading neuroscientist and co-director of UCI’s stem...

The Whole World Is Watching

Hope—and anxiety—run high as the first clinical trial of embryonic-stem-cell therapy begins this summer. Six weeks before the hoopla over President Barack Obama's executive order...

Therapeutic Hypothermia Is Promising Strategy To Minimize Tissue Damage

Recognition of the benefits of cooling strategies to protect the brain and spinal cord after traumatic injury has led to a wealth of cutting...

Pinay scientist raises hope for the disabled

Yadong Wang, assistant professor at the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering of Georgia Tech and Emory University, and graduate student Christiane Gumera have developed...

Adventure Therapy

A LIFELONG STRUGGLE: People who have suffered spinal cord injuries are at higher risk for obesity than those who haven't. Because they're often confined...

Robot helps spinal cord patients remember how to walk

AT CARDINAL HILL, ROBOT AIDS THERAPY Scott Crawford wants to walk again. In September, a pile of wooden pallets fell on Crawford. The accident left...

Local woman credits foreign stem cell surgery for recovery

TEMPERANCE, MI -- Cortney Hoffman is on the road to recovery. Nearly seven years ago the then 16-year-old rolled from Temperance her car,...

Understanding disabilities brings Travis Roy to Reading middle schools

On Wednesday, March 18, the Understanding Disabilities program will present Travis Roy as a speaker for the Coolidge and Parker Middle Schools. Roy is...

Bone marrow stem cell injections may help cure spinal cord injury

Washington: Injecting a patient's own bone marrow-derived stem cells into the spinal column using multiple routes can be an effective treatment for spinal cord...