Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: Clinical Trial

Nanoparticles limit damage in spinal cord injury

Injection after an injury reduces inflammation and scarring After a spinal cord injury, a significant amount of secondary nerve damage is caused by inflammation and internal scarring that inhibits the ability of the nervous system...

It’s Not a Rat’s Race for Human Stem Cells Grafted to Repair Spinal Cord...

Lengthy study finds that implanted neural stem cells grow slow and steady, and success needs to be measured accordingly More than one-and-a-half years after implantation, researchers at University of California San Diego School of...

Q Therapeutics Approved to Start Trial of Cell Therapy Aiming to Restore Myelin

A cell therapy intended to boost myelin regeneration — Q-Cells by Q Therapeutics — has received a green light from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to proceed with a clinical trial in patients with transverse myelitis (TM), a...

Asterias Biotherapeutics Receives FDA Clearance to Enroll C-4 Patients in SCiStar Study

Ability to enroll patients with second most common cervical spinal cord injury broadens eligible population for SCiStar study and future trials FREMONT, Calif., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AST), a...

Patients with Complete Paralysis Show Additional Recovery of Arm, Hand and Finger Function at...

Third patient recovers two motor levels; three of six (50%) patients in AIS-A 10 million cell cohort have now recovered two motor levels on at least one side FREMONT, Calif., June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --...

Man with quadriplegia employs injury bridging technologies to move again—just by thinking

https://youtu.be/zLw_Kp0Vk58 First recipient of implanted brain-recording and muscle-stimulating systems reanimates limb that had been stilled for eight years. Bill Kochevar grabbed a mug of water, drew it to his lips and drank through the straw. His motions...

Using a Mini-Scaffold to Help Treat Spinal Cord Injury

Patients suffering from complete spinal cord injuries have little to no treatment options that provide meaningful improvement in patient outcomes. Cambridge, Mass.-based InVivo Therapeutics is trying to change that. Co-founded in 2005 by MIT professor...

Brain-computer interface advance allows fast, accurate typing by people with paralysis

In a Stanford-led research report, three participants with movement impairment controlled an onscreen cursor simply by imagining their own hand movements. A clinical research publication led by Stanford University investigators has demonstrated that a brain-to-computer...

UCLA researcher tackles paralysis with electrical stimulation devices

A UCLA professor is helping paralyzed individuals regain use of their limbs through electric stimulation of the spinal cord. In 2015, Reggie Edgerton, the director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory at UCLA, developed a robotic...

Generating improvement in spinal cord injuries

Early clinical trial results announced offer new hope in regenerative medicine A new therapy to treat spinal cord injuries in people who have lost all motor and sensory function below the injury site shows additional...