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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Spinal Cord Injury: Promising Research to Restore Hand Function at UCLA

Daniel Lu, MD, and Reggie Edgerton, MD, recently received a five-year grant to explore new therapies for patients with spinal cord injuries from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. Dr. Lu and...

InVivo Therapeutics Initiates First Clinical Trial of Neuro-Spinal Scaffold

Scaffold Designed to Facilitate Neural Growth in Spinal Cord Injury CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 28, 2014-- InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) announced today that it has begun shipment of its innovative investigational device, a degradable polymer...

Paraplegic man proves ‘anything is possible’

SALT LAKE CITY — While in his mid-20s, Dustin Shillcox learned that he would never walk again. A car accident in August 2010 left him paralyzed from the chest down. A few short years later, Shillcox...
Travis Roy gives up to 50 speeches a year. Photo / AP

Coming to terms with a life sentence

In 1995, 20-year-old Travis Roy was making his debut for the Boston College ice hockey team when 11 seconds into his collegiate career he mistimed a hit on an opponent and slammed hard into...

A Cure for Spinal Cord Injury? Mark Pollock and Superman’s Legacy

http://youtu.be/0JE8LYSCdMA Adventurer Mark Pollock joined us to explore the frontier research that is pointing towards a cure for spinal cord injury. For this special event, Mark was joined - in person and via Skype -...

‘Unproven treatment of spinal injuries can cause paralysis’

The rampant unauthorised and unproven stem cell transplant for spinal cord injury can leave a person paralysed below the level of injury, health experts said Thursday. Issuing a statement to caution people about such practices...

Jesse Billauer – Spinal Cord Injury Survivor and Optimistic Surfer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DS-ioAl0Z2s Jesse Billauer, a spinal cord injury survivor, describes how he stays positive and leads a happy life by not dwelling on what he can't do, but by focusing on what he can do. The Wings...

Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand continuing on quest to find cures for spinal...

Eric LeGrand has never really been one of those people to just concentrate on his school work and go home. Even if school, after he suffered a severe spinal injury on the football field...

STILL RUNNING – Pieter du Preez Short Film

http://youtu.be/EN8jNwcU0MA 'Still/Running' vividly chronicles how Wings for Life World Run ambassador Pieter du Preez overcame a tragic cycling accident - which left him paralysed from the chest down - to become the first ever C6...

10 years after devastating accident left her paralyzed, young Southold woman thanks those who’ve...

Monday marked 10 years since the devastating accident that left Southold resident Kim Haeg, now 28, clinging to life. After the 2004 car accident in Peconic left her a quadriplegic dependent upon a ventilator, the...