Friday, June 18, 2021

Tag: Mark Pollock

UCLA scientist gives couple hope while searching for a cure for paralysis

Mark Pollock, Simone George tell their remarkable life story in new TED talk If you think listening to a paralyzed, blind man discuss his life does not sound uplifting, meet Mark Pollock. Social psychologist Amy...

One scientist’s quest to fix broken spinal cords pays off with new hope for...

LOS ANGELES — There are tiny rat treadmills in the lab. And jars of Nutella, also for the rats. There are video cameras, heaps of electrodes, and instruments for slicing frozen brain tissue. And in...

Adventurer Mark Pollock: The Mark of a real man

Adventurer unbowed despite blindness and paralysis, says Suzanne Harrington ON the evening of November 12, in 30 cities, including Dublin, Cork, Belfast, London and Manchester, runners wearing flashing red armbands will raise money for a...

A Cure for Spinal Cord Injury? Mark Pollock and Superman’s Legacy

http://youtu.be/0JE8LYSCdMA Adventurer Mark Pollock joined us to explore the frontier research that is pointing towards a cure for spinal cord injury. For this special event, Mark was joined - in person and via Skype -...

Mark Pollock Trust

We believe that the cure for spinal cord injuries simply requires enough of the right people having the will to make it happen. It is our mission to find and connect those people around...

Blind Adventurer Pushes New Frontier of Science

Mark Pollock: stepping forward for those with spinal injuries Technology is playing a huge part in increasing Irishman Marks Pollock’s chances of recovery from paralysis. Visiting him at his home in Dublin recently, he...

Mark Pollock’s journey from extreme athlete to spinal-cord injury patient

CAMBRIDGE — Mark Pollock was accustomed to facing challenges most people would never dream of when he suffered a setback three years ago that left him broken in body, if not in spirit. Blind since...