Monday, July 6, 2020

Daily Archives: July 6, 2010

Researchers advance spinal cord injury treatments

Published: July 6, 2010

(PhysOrg.com) — A full recovery from a spinal cord injury? Don’t hold your breath. Actually, according to Gordon Mitchell, a professor of neurosciences at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine, holding your breath might be exactly the right thing to do.

Mitchell and team members from the University of Saskatchewan, The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and the Emory School of Medicine are researching innovative spinal cord therapies that earned them the Translational Research Partnership Award this year.

Help End Paralysis and Win a Trip to ‘The Office’

Published: July 6, 2010

Help “Office” star Marcus York raise money to find a cure for spinal cord injuries, and you could win a visit to the world’s most famous fictional paper company.

When a car accident left Marcus York paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair at age 22, he didn’t let it stop him from pursuing careers in television, film and modeling. Now, he’s become a well-known figure to the American public as a recurring character on NBC’s The Office.