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Yearly Archives: 2011

Paralyzed Man and His Wife Deliver Healthy Baby Courtesy of In Vitro Grant from...

Published: January 10, 2011

David and Jennifer Sharp of Chester, VA have given birth to a very special baby boy. Colin, born December 8th was conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) thanks to a financial grant awarded by The Cade Foundation in Baltimore, MD.

David and Jennifer Sharp of Chester, VA have given birth to a very special baby boy.

Paralyzing injury leaves Gainesville couple struggling to make ends meet

Published: January 9, 2011

‘Everything is falling in on us’

When Sharon Kelly bought into a raffle at Frames You-Nique in Gainesville, she had no idea that it would help her buy groceries.

On a whim, she spent the last few dollars she had to purchase a bag of popcorn with a prize hidden inside. Some bags had coupons hidden in them, but there was one with a grand prize.

“It was pretty amazing that I actually won $100,” Kelly said. “I never win anything.”

Accelerating Discovery with On-demand LIMS

Published: January 7, 2011

Cutting-edge spinal cord research team eliminates critical bottlenecks

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, part of University of Miami, Florida, comprises a dedicated team of scientists who are researching a variety of treatment strategies for individuals with spinal cord injury. Dr. John Bixby and I head one of the Project’s laboratories, The Laboratory for Axon Growth and Guidance. At our laboratory, also known as the LemBix Laboratory, we conduct high-content screening (HCS) of neurons with the aim of finding new or improved treatments for spinal cord injury and other neurological disorders. HCS offers an ideal way to identify genes, molecular pathways and, ultimately, drugs that can promote the regeneration of central nervous system nerve cells.


Published: January 3, 2011
AbleGamers – a community for the disabled – is the best source for news and game accessibility reviews on the latest video games and devices for disabled gamers.

HOPE, Inc.

Published: January 2, 2011

HOPE, Inc.
To provide mobility, educational and recreational opportunities for children and young adults with mobility challenges and their families.

Yes, ITKAN: Change IT expectations

Published: January 1, 2011

Abusiness model that empowers leaders, develops teamwork and promotes a strategic vision is part of a Chicago technology group’s efforts to network, update members’ skills and gain greater employment opportunities.

Steven Luker, a Portage Park native who lives in Wheaton, says the group, called ITKAN for IT Knowledge Abilities Network, has introduced him to new opportunities and given him greater confidence to “get out there and talk to people in the industry.”