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Yearly Archives: 2013

Kosair Charities gives UofL $7.3 million to help children regain use of limbs

UofL adds $2.7 million to effort from Owsley Frazier gift Efforts by University of Louisville researchers to help children with spinal cord injuries received a...

Paying it Forward: Helping those with Spinal Injuries

We love to bring you good news and all this month we are spotlighting individuals who "Pay It Forward" and make a difference here...

Scientists identify clue to regrowing nerve cells

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a chain reaction that triggers the regrowth of some damaged nerve cell...

Spinal cord injury: Prosthetic bladder ‘controls urine’

A device that could one day restore bladder function to patients with a severed spinal cord has been devised by UK researchers and tested...

Treadmill step training promotes motor function after incomplete spinal cord injury

A large body of evidence shows that spinal circuits are significantly affected by training, and that intrinsic circuits that drive locomotor tasks are located...

After dire diagnosis, man with spinal cord injury tells his story through blog

As a junior at the University of Cincinnati, Ryan Atkins was “on top of the world”. He had a full ride scholarship, a good...

Denny Sanford Donates 100 Million to UCSD

Philanthropist Denny Sanford is donating $100 million to UC San Diego to speed up attempts to turn discoveries about human stem cells into drugs...

Nanoparticles Ease Inflammation In Mice With Spinal Cord Injuries

Drug Delivery: Overactive immune cells swallow Trojan horse nanoparticles that carry anti-inflammatory drugs The human immune system can be an overenthusiastic caregiver. In a spinal...

Stem cell scarring aids recovery from spinal cord injury

In a new study, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden show that the scar tissue formed by stem cells after a spinal cord...

Halloween Costumes for Wheelchair Users

If you're a person who uses a wheelchair, it can be a challenge trying to decide what costume to wear for an upcoming Halloween...