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Search for biomarkers of injury severity to assist patients with spinal cord trauma

A continuation of ongoing effort by Kazan Federal University and its partners saw light in Brain Sciences. The research is conducted by Kazan University’s Open...

New Therapy for Upper Limb Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries

A Research Study Opportunity Researchers from Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation and the Texas Biomedical Device Center at The University of Texas at...

Tadpole nerve regeneration capacity provides clue to treating spinal cord injury

Nagoya University researchers have identified a gene that plays a crucial role in regenerating neurons of African clawed frog tadpoles, which has an unusually...

Transcutaneous stimulation improves hand function in people with complete tetraplegia

Researchers at Kessler Foundation confirmed that spinal cord transcutaneous stimulation results in immediate and long-lasting gains in strength and handgrip, with positive effects evident...

Paralyzed Veterans of America releases informational videos that empower veterans with disabilities to seek higher education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 18, 2021) — Paralyzed Veterans of America today released two informational videos focused on empowering PVA members and all veterans with...

UofL, Medtronic to develop epidural stimulation algorithms for spinal cord injury

$7.8 million from NIH will fund development of a closed-loop system to monitor and adjust for multiple functions, use wireless monitoring LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Researchers...

Injectable Porous Scaffolds Promote Better, Quicker Healing After Spinal Cord Injuries

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2021 — Spinal cord injuries can be life-changing and alter many important neurological functions. Unfortunately, clinicians have relatively few tools to...

Putting a protein into overdrive to heal spinal cord injuries

Using genetic engineering, researchers at UT Southwestern and Indiana University have reprogrammed scar-forming cells in mouse spinal cords to create new nerve cells, spurring...

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Search for biomarkers of injury severity to assist patients with spinal cord trauma

A continuation of ongoing effort by Kazan Federal University and its partners saw light in Brain Sciences. The research is conducted by Kazan University’s Open Lab Gene and Cell Technologies (Center for Precision and Regenerative Medicine, Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology) and Republic Clinical Hospital of Kazan. Lead Research Associate Yana Mukhamedshina serves as...

New Therapy for Upper Limb Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries

A Research Study Opportunity Researchers from Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation and the Texas Biomedical Device Center at The University of Texas at Dallas have teamed up to assess if implanted vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) coupled with rehabilitation is able to improve recovery of arm function in people living with a spinal cord...

Tadpole nerve regeneration capacity provides clue to treating spinal cord injury

Nagoya University researchers have identified a gene that plays a crucial role in regenerating neurons of African clawed frog tadpoles, which has an unusually high capacity for nerve regeneration. Their study, recently published in the journal iScience, showed that introducing the gene into mice with spinal cord injury (SCI) led to a partial recovery...

Transcutaneous stimulation improves hand function in people with complete tetraplegia

Researchers at Kessler Foundation confirmed that spinal cord transcutaneous stimulation results in immediate and long-lasting gains in strength and handgrip, with positive effects evident three months post-intervention. East Hanover, NJ. March 22, 2021. Kessler Foundation researchers demonstrated that spinal cord transcutaneous stimulation (scTS) combined with hand training improves upper extremity and hand function in individuals...

Paralyzed Veterans of America releases informational videos that empower veterans with disabilities to seek higher education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 18, 2021) — Paralyzed Veterans of America today released two informational videos focused on empowering PVA members and all veterans with disabilities to seek higher education and open new pathways. The videos, developed in partnership with Student Veterans of America and with financial support from Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), were filmed,...

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