Monday, July 4, 2022

Tag: Medical Research

‘My Life Matters’: Resilience After Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

Life did not end on March 26, 2010. In between classes, Drew Clayborn attempted a backflip. He landed on his head, broke his neck and...

T cells block nerve cell regeneration with age, but can be reversed – mice...

New research in mice shows T cells prevent damaged nerve cells from regenerating due to a reversible, ageing-related mechanism. Previous research has shown that ageing...

Gene therapy shows promise in treating neuropathy from spinal cord injuries

An international team of researchers, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, report that a gene therapy that inhibits...

Spinal cord injury and new ways Ohio State Medical Center is treating consequences

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7klQB_wkQ00 Dana McTigue, PhD, explains the importance of metabolic health in patients with spinal cord injury. Spinal cord issues cause many more problems than simply not...
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Project AxonRepair – Spinal Cord Repair: releasing the neuron-intrinsic brake on axon regeneration

AxonRepair, a multinational collaboration funded under NEURON’s JTC2016 co-funded call, aims to promote axon regeneration in the spinal cord. Following Spinal Cord Injury, the connections...

Zoledronic acid provides protection against bone loss after acute spinal cord injury

An annual infusion of zoledronic acid can help attenuate bone loss in adults with acute spinal cord injury, according to a study published in...

Covid-19 Vaccine And People With Spinal Cord Injuries

Many people with spinal cord injuries (SCI) have special concerns related to getting the Covid-19 vaccination. This week I spoke on a panel addressing...

Research could change how blood pressure is managed in spinal cord injury patients

CORD principal investigators Dr. Christopher West and Dr. Brian Kwon and their research teams have published a study that challenges the current standard for...

Cleveland researchers develop technology to give spinal cord injury patients use of hands back

CLEVELAND — Ground-breaking, life-changing research is happening at MetroHealth Medical Center when it comes to spinal cord injuries and giving people function back. Dr. Kim...

Nanoparticles promote functional healing following spinal cord injury

Novel approach also shows promise for autoimmune diseases Paralyzing damage in spinal cord injury (SCI) is often caused by the zealous immune response to the...