Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: Clinical Trial

New trial may revolutionize treatment of spinal cord injury patients

Queensland researchers are launching a world-first clinical trial aimed at improving recovery from spinal cord injuries. In the study, led by The University of Queensland and The Princess Alexandra (PA) Hospital, a new anti-inflammatory drug...

What are stem cells and how will they be used to treat the world’s...

Stem cell research is often controversial but it has also led to incredible medical progress in recent years. Stem cell research is at defining moment. Although it can be controversial and does raise a...

Soon-to-be doctor behind new spinal cord research six years after becoming quadriplegic

MOST doctors study for years so they can help others but for Southport’s Dinesh Palipana, it is much more ­personal. A month out from his graduation ceremony at Griffith University, the 32-year-old doesn’t just want...

Human Neuron Transplants Treat Spinal Cord Injury in Mice

Chronic pain and loss of bladder control are among the most devastating consequences of spinal cord injury, rated by many patients as a higher priority for treatment than paralysis or numbness. Now a UC...

Paralyzed Man Regains Use of Arms and Hands After Experimental Stem Cell Therapy at...

Initial Results Offer Hope for Patients to Reclaim Independence After Suffering Severe Spinal Injury LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Keck Medical Center of USC today announced that a team of doctors became...

Stem Cell Agency Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trial Passes Safety Hurdles

Oakland, CA – A clinical trial using stem cells to treat people with recent spinal cord injuries has cleared two key safety hurdles, and been given approval to expand the therapy to a larger...

Monitoring upper-limb recovery after cervical spinal cord injury: insights beyond assessment scores.

Background: Pre-clinical investigations in animal models demonstrate that enhanced upper-limb (UL) activity during rehabilitation promotes motor recovery following spinal cord injury (SCI). Despite this, following SCI in humans, no commonly applied training protocols exist...

INSPIRE Laboratory

Our lab mission is to INSPIRE (integrate sensorimotor plasticity and interventions to promote recovery) persons with neurologic injury to regain function. We are an interdisciplinary team of engineers, physiologists, neuroscientists, and clinicians that share a...

Dr. Arthur Jenkins giving TED-style: spinal cord injury and proposed changes

https://youtu.be/jlgiOnhEMX0 Dr. Arthur L. Jenkins, III MD FACS giving a TED-style talk at the NY Symposium on Neurological Emergencies and Neurocritical Care. Dr. Jenkins discusses the scope and costs of the impact of spinal cord...

StemCells Ends Clinical Trial for Spinal Cord Injury due to Financial Constraints

StemCells Inc., a California-based biotech company announced that they will stop developing the potential treatment for spinal cord injury after a failed mid-stage clinical trial. The company stock went down to $3.03 per share...