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Daily Archives: June 7, 2010

Monkey Helpers for the Disabled

Published: June 7, 2010
MonkeyHelpers.org

Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled is a national nonprofit serving quadriplegic and other people with severe spinal cord injuries or mobility-impairments by providing highly trained monkeys to assist with daily activities.

We raise and train these monkeys to act as live-in companions who, over the course of 20-30 years, will provide the gifts of independence, companionship, dignity and hope to the people they help.

Proposal to Extend Spinal Cord Research Funding Introduced

Published: June 7, 2010

The Roman Reed Spinal Cord Injury Research Act of 2005 was created to fund spinal cord injury research at the University of California and is currently up for renewal.

Spinal cord injuries are among the most debilitating, often rendering sufferers immobile or without the use of their extremities. The Roman Reed Spinal Cord Injury Research Act of 2005 was created to fund spinal cord injury research at the University of California and is currently up for renewal.

Curing spinal-cord injury life’s goal for Ottawa surgeon

Published: June 7, 2010

OTTAWA-Dr. Eve Tsai has made a real name for herself with her work in the operating room and in the research lab, Matthew Pearson reports.

The tragedy of young lives altered forever by freak accidents or foolish mistakes drives Dr. Eve Tsai to find a cure for spinal-cord injuries.

The causes may vary from car crash to sports mishap, but the result is often the same: a lifetime of paralysis.