Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: neuroscience

Paraplegic rats walk again after therapy, now we know why

With the help of robot-assisted rehabilitation and electrochemical spinal cord stimulation, rats with clinically relevant spinal cord injuries regained control of their otherwise paralyzed...

Half of spinal cord injury patients may still have some connectivity, Australian study finds

The sensation James Stanley misses most is the squidgey feeling of wet sand between his toes. Sometimes it's dangling his legs into cool water,...

Central Michigan University graduate student conducts research for spinal cord injuries

Hartland graduate student Andrew Stewart has dedicated nearly five years of his life to finding a cure for spinal cord injuries. Stewart chose spinal cord...

New Neural Network Can Restore Diaphragm Function after Spinal Cord Injury

Bottom Line: A team of neuroscientists has uncovered a neural network that can restore diaphragm function after spinal cord injury. The network allows the diaphragm...

Using donor stem cells to treat spinal cord injury

Immune cells populating spinal cord after injury affect ability of stem cells to promote recovery A new study in mice published in The Journal of...

Drug aims to help treat spinal cord injuries

Researchers at ReNetX Bio are hoping a new name, the potential for a new influx of cash on the horizon and a new chief...

Dr. Monica Perez’s Team Shows First Evidence of Using Cortical Targets to Improve Motor...

Monica A. Perez, P.T., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery and The Miami Project, and colleagues, recently published A novel cortical target to...
Neuroscientists at University of Alberta

New discovery in spinal cord injuries shows oxygen can improve blood flow and restore...

A new discovery at the University of Alberta will fundamentally alter how we view spinal cord function and rehabilitation after spinal cord injuries (SCI)....
Dr Peter Grahn

Ten Questions with Dr. Peter Grahn

In the summer of 2005 just graduated Willmar Cardinal basketball player Pete Grahn was enjoying a swim in Green Lake with friends when his...

An old drug with new potential: WWII chemical-weapon antidote shows early promise as treatment...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A drug developed during World War II as an antidote for a chemical warfare agent has been found to be...