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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Life After Injury – Podcast ep.1 “Our Stories”

Brief introduction of our upcoming "Life After Injury" Podcast Series.

Jay Ruckelshaus working toward ‘a whole new life’ after accident

John and Mary Ruckelshaus know the feeling of powerlessness. First, their oldest son, Drew, and daughter, Maggie -- diagnosed with congenital glaucoma as babies -- went through 20 surgeries each to prevent blindness. Then, at age...

‘I’m paralysed and blind but I’m trying to walk again

Mark Pollock overcame blindness to take on some of the world’s toughest tests of endurance, until a fall left him paralysed and facing his greatest challenge yet – to walk again. Thanks to grim...

Study shows how embryonic stem cells orchestrate human development

Yale researchers show in detail how three genes within human embryonic stem cells regulate development, a finding that increases understanding of how to grow these cells for therapeutic purposes. This process, described in the...

Travis Roy: Hopes For His Recovery From Quadriplegia Have Dimmed

BOSTON — It’s been more than 16 years since Travis Roy, then a 20-year-old freshman, stepped onto the ice for his first-ever Boston University hockey game and was carried off a quadriplegic. A cracked...

Nigeria: Spinal Cord Injuries – Reducing Number of Citizens On Wheel Chairs

Rafeal Ode, 31, suffered a neck injury following a road traffic accident. He was paralysed immediately due to damage to his spinal cord. He was recovered from the scene of the accident and transported to hospital...

Movement through Words

Javier Robles speaks to Kean students about his experiences living as a quadriplegic! On March 12th, 2012, the Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) hosted their event Life with a Spinal Cord Injury in the University...

April is Paralyzed Veterans of America Awareness Month

Paralyzed Veterans’ National President will Travel around the Country to Raise Awareness for Veterans with Disabilities Paralyzed Veterans of America is marking the 66th anniversary of its founding this April by encouraging all Americans to...