Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: Clinical Trial

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...