Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine And People With Spinal Cord Injuries

Many people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) have special concerns related to getting the Covid-19 vaccination. This week I spoke on a panel addressing...

Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury on Pace to Soon Enter Human Phase Testing

In an AAN plenary talk, Mark H. Tuszynski, MD, PhD, detailed the work he and colleagues have done to push stem cell therapy from...

Don’t miss it: Virtual charity run with guaranteed runners’ high

Wings for Life World Run introduces innovative app features for race day Salzburg, April 19, 2021 – The gap between virtual and real life...

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...

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Covid-19 Vaccine And People With Spinal Cord Injuries

Many people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) have special concerns related to getting the Covid-19 vaccination. This week I spoke on a panel addressing some of those concerns. I had been invited by John Michaels, a former patient who I have known for 27 years. As is true with many with SCI, John dove...

Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury on Pace to Soon Enter Human Phase Testing

In an AAN plenary talk, Mark H. Tuszynski, MD, PhD, detailed the work he and colleagues have done to push stem cell therapy from the lab to the clinic to improve care for spinal cord injury. Stem cell therapy has begun to revolutionize medicine over the last decade, and in recent years, attempts to improve...

Don’t miss it: Virtual charity run with guaranteed runners’ high

Wings for Life World Run introduces innovative app features for race day Salzburg, April 19, 2021 – The gap between virtual and real life will all but disappear for this year’s Wings for Life World Run thanks to innovative app features designed to create an “event feeling” as never seen before. Despite the pandemic,...

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...

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