Transcending Disability… Toward a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury

Published: February 3, 2020  |  Source:

Dr. Dena Shahriari works on improving function after traumatic nerve injuries especially spinal cord injuries. She aims to introduce approaches and tools that are accessible to other researchers and clinicians to join forces in repairing damaged nerves.

The man who wheeled 25000 miles. How to join his cause and what some scientists are doing to improve function after spinal cord injury.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at