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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Rethinking Spinal Cord Injury

http://youtu.be/n-JVvzbz8LM Ongoing research on spinal cord injuries may change the way we think about the prognosis for patients with paralysis caused by Spinal Cord Injuries (SCIs). SCIs are a major public health burden, affecting hundreds of...

UofL Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Garners Significant Support

The Helmsley Charitable Trust provides $1.5 million grant LOUISVILLE, Ky. – At three months of age, Emmalie Smith suffered a spinal cord injury leaving her paralyzed. Her parents, Amy and Bryce, took her to traditional...

Transplanted stem cells help prevent bladder fibrosis after spinal cord injury

Bladder dysfunction common after SCI; B10 hMSCs that differentiate into smooth muscle cells can improve bladder function, say researchers Putnam Valley, NY. (Sept. 3, 2014) – A team of researchers from Korea and Canada have...

National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month 2014

U.S. Senate Resolution 533 designates September 2014 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. "...every 48 minutes a person will become paralyzed, underscoring the urgent need to develop new neuroprotection, pharmacological, and regeneration treatments to...

PETITION: Wheelchair Access On Commercial Airlines

Please push the Federal Aviation Association to require airlines to provide designated wheelchair accessible spaces on every commercial aircraft, which will allow passengers to remain safely seated in their personal wheelchairs. ADD YOUR NAME Petition Background Dear...