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Tag: Dr St John

Creating Our Future with Spinal Cord Injury Therapy | James St John | TEDx

Published: November 21, 2018

A/Prof James St John is an incredibly talented and innovative professor who hopes to demonstrate the endless possibilities of science.

Cure for spinal cord injuries nose ahead with nasal cell transplants

Published: August 28, 2016

Research-leader-James-St-JohnQUEENSLAND researchers are a step closer to human trials of a potential treatment for spinal cord injuries involving transplants of nasal cells combined with physiotherapy.

Griffith University neuroscientist James St John said he hoped to start a trial within three years on the research after receiving more than $250,000 in funding from the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation.

Dr St John said he had been in preliminary discussions with neurosurgeons and physiotherapists at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital but he needed $700,000 a year over three years before the trial could begin.

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