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Monthly Archives: January 2013

New Hope for Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries

Currently there is no effective treatment used in clinical practice for patients with an injured spinal cord. However, a group of orthopaedic scientists have recently discovered that the administration of microRNA-210 could be an...

Acorda Wins $2.67M Army Contract for Spinal Cord Injury Drug Trial

Acorda Therapeutics said today it won a $2.67 million contract from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command (USAMRMC) to support development of AC105 as a treatment for acute spinal cord injury (SCI). The...

Miami Project To Cure Paralysis Doctors Perform First Schwann Cell Transplant For Spinal Cord...

January 23, 2013 - Doctors at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, performed the first-ever Food and Drug Administration approved Schwann...

The Race To Cure Spinal Cord Injuries

A Big Opportunity - For Everyone Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) refers to an injury to the spinal cord that is caused by direct trauma or secondary damage to the surrounding bone, tissue, or blood vessels....

Don’t take danger sitting down

AS THE 2013 school year fast approaches, an enthusiastic bunch of injury prevention volunteers are ready to inspire Bundaberg children to stay safe and injury free. The Spinal Education Awareness Team (SEAT) program is ready...

Neuralstem Receives FDA Approval To Commence Spinal Cord Injury Trial

NSI-566 to be tested in patients with chronic spinal cord injury ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that it received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration...

Casa Grande man’s controller lets people with spinal cord injuries get their game on

CASA GRANDE, Arizona — A Casa Grande man who is a former U.S. Border Patrol agent created and patented a video game controller for people with severe spinal cord injuries. Luis Pena formed LP Accessible...

First Oral Drug for Spinal Cord Injury Improves Movement in Mice, Study Shows

COLUMBUS, Ohio – An experimental oral drug given to mice after a spinal cord injury was effective at improving limb movement after the injury, a new study shows. The compound efficiently crossed the blood-brain barrier,...

Military Veteran with Spinal Cord Injury Is First Patient to Receive Intraspinal Injections of...

In 2007, an ATV accident left military veteran Scott Williams with a spinal cord injury that paralyzed him from the upper chest down. In the summer of 2012, after undergoing an autologous adipose-derived stem...

LP Accessible Technologies

LP Accessible Technologies was founded by Luis Pena. Luis became a quadriplegic on October 18, 2007 when he was involved in a rollover accident while working. Living with the injury inspired him to build...