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Monthly Archives: March 2015

The rewiring of Tim Raglin

The team’s goal is audacious: to restore movement to the right hand of Tim Raglin, a 44-year-old quadriplegic whose fingers have been frozen in place since August 2007.

Q&A: Nerve Transfer Surgery

Q. What is nerve transfer surgery? A. Nerve transfer is a surgical technique that’s used to restore muscle function or sensation after a serious injury....

Injured spinal cord: Regeneration possible with epothilone?

Damage to the spinal cord rarely heals because the injured nerve cells fail to regenerate. The regrowth of their long nerve fibers is hindered...

Spinal Network Builds A Community Of Peers

United Spinal Association and The Buoniconti Fund are changing lives for the better through the Spinal Network. Established in 2013, this large national network of...

Wheelchair basketball tournament in Winston-Salem helps raise awareness

Members of the Winston-Salem Triad Trackers wheelchair basketball team raced up and down the court Sunday against the Augusta Bulldogs, wheelchairs knocking together as...

Bladder cancer mortality after spinal cord injury over 4 decades – Abstract

Bladder cancer mortality was not significantly increased for ventilator users, those with motor incomplete injuries, or those injured less than 10 years. PURPOSE: To estimate...

Asterias begins enrollment for AST-OPC1 Phase 1/2a trial to treat complete cervical spinal cord...

Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AST), a leading biotechnology company in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, announced today that Atlanta-based Shepherd Center, one...

You Can Help Find a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury

Wings for Life and the Reeve Foundation have united around a common goal and need your help today. It all started with a single toe....

Quadriplegic mom raising twin girls faces extra hurdles

Three years ago, she gave birth to twin girls at Hamilton's McMaster University Medical Centre, an event so rare that her care team did...

Wheelchair-equipped dog is candidate for stem cell therapy, adoption

WALKER, MI -- Bolt, a two-year-old terrier mix, behaves just like any other dog at Kelley's Animal Clinic. When called or tempted with a treat,...