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Monthly Archives: August 2020

2020 Darrell Gwynn Wheelchair Challenge

2020 Darrell Gwynn Wheelchair Challenge

NASCAR legends Tony Stewart and Darrell Waltrip, Daytona 500 Champion Ryan Newman, WWE Wrestler Bill Goldberg, Former MillerCoors Chairman Pete Coors, and Bass Pro Shop Founder Johnny Morris among Notables to Participate in the...

Re-engineered enzyme could help reverse damage from spinal cord injury and stroke

A team of researchers from University of Toronto Engineering and the University of Michigan has redesigned and enhanced a natural enzyme that shows promise in promoting the regrowth of nerve tissue following injury. Their new...

Quadriplegic Sam Schmidt Races Again In A Corvette C8

The former Indycar racer loves his new car! In 2000, Indycar racer Sam Schmidt was doing a testing run at Walt Disney World Speedway when he spun out of control and crashed, severing his spinal...

Biologist awarded $1.8M to study neuronal reprograming for spinal cord repair

National Institutes of Health grant will enable Hedong Li to focus on role of micorRNAs in the reprogramming process UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Hedong Li, associate research professor of biology, has been awarded $1.8 million...

Sim­ul­tan­eous elec­trical and mag­netic stim­u­la­tion helped a spinal cord in­jury pa­tient re­gain the abil­ity...

At the BioMag Laboratory, the first promising results have been achieved in the application of synchronised electrical and magnetic stimulation therapy when rehabilitating a paraplegic patient and restoring his ability to walk. The simultaneous stimulation...

How to Find Accessible Adventures

Top 7 Accessible Adventure Travel Organizations Despite COVID-19 getting in the way of everyone’s travel plans for the year, there is still plenty of time to daydream about your next adventure! I’ve written before about...

InVivo Therapeutics

InVivo Therapeutics is a research and clinical-stage biomaterials and biotechnology company with a focus on treatment of spinal cord injuries. By modulating the healing environment to facilitate cell survival and growth, we have the opportunity...

She broke her back mountain biking. Now she’s a Yale New Haven nurse.

NEW HAVEN — Lindsey Runkel says there are no inappropriate questions to ask her. There certainly are many questions to ask. Like, how does a nurse, paralyzed from the chest down, do her job from a...
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Dorsal root ganglion stimulation evokes motor responses in patients with complete spinal cord injury

Bilateral L4 dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation has been shown to evoke strong and reproducible motor responses in the upper leg in patients with chronic motor complete spinal cord injury (SCI). In their paper published...

Quadriplegic Record-Breaking Esports Gamer RockyNoHands Signs with Luminosity

Rocky Stoutenburgh, a.k.a. RockyNoHands, has just made history yet again. The pro gamer was previously inducted into the Guinness World Records 2020 and Guinness World Records 2020 Gamer's Edition, earning two different records in Fortnite while using...