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Monthly Archives: February 2010

UR Medical Center CEO Brad Berk

URMC chief Dr. Brad Berk returns after devastating injury

Being paralyzed and totally dependent on others gave Dr. Brad Berk lots of time to think. As chief executive of University of Rochester Medical Center, he’d led efforts to improve patient care. But rehabilitating from...

Wheelchair-user becomes first disabled model to star in major High Street campaign

Debenhams today became the first High Street retailer to use a disabled model in its advertising campaigns. Shannon Murray, who is confined to a wheelchair, took part in a photo shoot for the department store...

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitaiton Program at Madonna

Madonna's Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Program holds a belief that regardless of the level of injury

Stem Cell Research: The Debate on Ethics

Medical science has come a long way since the days of Hippocrates. The discovery of wonder drugs called antibiotics, the formulation of anaesthesia that revolutionised surgery, the discovery of monoclonal antibodies to treat various...

Modified Adult Stem Cells May Be Helpful in Spinal Cord Injury

Researchers at UTHealth have demonstrated in rats that transplanting genetically modified adult stem cells into an injured spinal cord can help restore the electrical pathways associated with movement. The results are published in the...

Team Reeve All Stars

With Team Reeve All Stars, you can be a part of our Team through just about any athletic endeavor

SCI steals and robs from all

This is the latest from Dr. Dan: I was developing a cold last month and I went to the CVS to pick up some cough drops. No big thing. Well, for a C5/6 quadriplegic it...

A walking miracle

Richard Perrin was thrown off a motorcycle at 160 km/h. ‘I came out on thewrong side of the risk-reward equation,’ he says of the accident that left him paralyzed from the ribcage down. ‘I...

Waiting for a miracle that could come soon

DENVER - Luke Vogel was angry. There is no other way to say it. He had heard people talk about quadriplegics before the accident, but now it was personal. There he was, sitting in that...

Showing the way

Local physical therapist pairs former patients with new patients to help newly disabled people learn how to cope Jesse Gifford knows all too well how Matt Thomas feels these days. Thomas has been confined to a...