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Monthly Archives: December 2014

An Accident Inspires a New Approach to Spinal Cord Injuries in India

A cycling injury that rendered him a quadriplegic nine years ago also inspired Jonathan Sigworth to create an organization that helps people with spinal cord injuries in India live fuller lives. A self-described disability...

Murray’s Problem

Chapter One - Scientist and Son Murray Blackmore stood at the lectern and tried to take in the dark conference room, the men and women in wheelchairs waiting for him to wrest a little hope...

Scientists crack stem cell reprogramming code

TORONTO – A Canadian-led international team of researchers has begun solving the mystery of just how a specialized cell taken from a person’s skin is reprogrammed into an embryonic-like stem cell, from which virtually...

Imagine Me Project with people with spinal cord injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMCZQ2VLfzs&feature=youtu.be The Imagine Me Project is a creative awareness raising project about spinal cord injury by assisting people with disability to explore their imagination we hope to foster greater community understanding toward people living with...

Recovering from L1, L2 Spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/yPAI3YcNOTw Hi, My name is Raffy. Located at Lamitan City Basilan in the Philippines. I'm doing this work without any devices and psychotherapist asisting me. My injury was 6 years a go and still recovering.

Scientists break early barrier to treating spinal cord injuries

http://youtu.be/FK_7gEk6n2c NIH-funded scientists developed a promising new drug that may lead to spinal cord injury treatments. Video courtesy of the NINDS and Silver lab, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. Read more here: https://www.spinalcordinjuryzone.com/?p=13775
Intracellular Sigma Peptide

Peptide Shows Great Promise for Treating Spinal Cord Injury

Case Western Reserve Scientists Design Intracellular Sigma Peptide (ISP) to Promote Functional Recovery Following Spinal Cord Injury Case Western Reserve scientists have developed a new chemical compound that shows extraordinary promise in restoring function lost...

Quadrocopters for quadriplegics: New tech allows disabled to ‘pilot drone over Grand Canyon’

A British AI specialist, struck down with quadriplegia in his twenties, has modified a quadrocopter so that it can be flown with only eye movements and a working index finger – a technology he...