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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Students conduct research to aid spinal cord patients

The future of medical science can be found at Southeast Missouri State University. Dr. Santaneel Ghosh of the Physics and Engineering Physics Department is conducting cellular research with a variety of Southeast students. The students...

Missoula conference touts evolving perceptions, treatments for spinal cord injuries

A conference last week that brought together doctors, patients and support groups and services is the first step in a movement toward more comprehensive care for people with spinal cord injuries, organizers say. The Sept....

Fun Without Walking

4 Wheels, 2 Hearts, 1 Mission! A blog by a couple who live in TX and write about disability issues. Michelle was diagnosed with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy when she was 40.

GeekBeat.tv – Technology That Enables

http://youtu.be/QyYR8q5aqU0 Going Off-Road with Tracked Wheelchairs! Technology isn't just fun and games... it can have a major impact in people's lives. We're looking at tech that enables people to overcome their disabilities! Getting Out of Wheelchairs...

Life-changing injury has woman striving to fulfill dreams

After suffering severe spinal cord injury in workplace accident, Natalie Barnhard has devoted herself to helping others with spinal cord injuries through her Wheels With Wings Foundation. She dreams of one day helping build...

Acorda Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Trial of Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

AC105 improved motor function after spinal cord injury in preclinical studies ARDSLEY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 25, 2013-- Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOR) today announced that the first patient has been enrolled in a trial of AC105, its...

Breakthrough Offers First Direct Measurement of Spinal Cord Myelin In Multiple Sclerosis

Real-time Imaging Technique Provides Essential Molecular Picture of Protective Nerve Sheath Researchers have made an exciting breakthrough – developing a first-of-its-kind imaging tool to examine myelin damage in multiple sclerosis (MS). An extremely difficult disease...

Repairing and regenerating neurons

Finding a solution for brain and spinal cord injury The Fournier lab at the Montreal Neurological Institute is working to answer a fundamental question: what happens after a nerve cell gets injured? Damage to nerve...

Broadened Horizons

Broadened Horizons develops and delivers unique, innovative solutions empowering those with upper extremity physical mobility limitations with tools to break down barriers and lead fulfilling lives as equals within society.

Learn how to protect your passengers in just 5 minutes!

http://youtu.be/jcxVlh1lHA4 Revised Guidelines from ANSI/RESNA for Safe Wheelchair Securement with Dr. Larry Schneider (UMTRI)