Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tag: Paralysis

The Miami Project To Cure Paralysis Development Video

The Miami Project is the world's most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center

Neuralstem files FDA application for first chronic spinal cord injury stem cell trial

Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex:CUR) announced that it has filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin a Phase I safety clinical trial for chronic...

Recovering Movement In Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

The University of California, Irvine, has just completed the very first study to show that human stem cells can bring back movement in spinal cord injury, advocating the possibility of treatment for a more...

Saudi court backing away from paralysis punishment

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia --A Saudi court is trying to persuade a man paralyzed in a fight to drop his demand to inflict a similar injury on his attacker by having his spinal cord surgically...

Human stem cells restore motor function in mice

IRVINE — A UC Irvine study is the first to demonstrate that human neural stem cells can restore mobility in cases of chronic spinal cord injury, suggesting the prospect of treating a much broader...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Announces Expansion of NeuroRecovery Network

Three community-based health and wellness facilities to provide better access to exercise for those living with paralysis The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has named three new locations to its NeuroRecovery Network (NRN) Community Fitness...

Robust Regeneration of Injured Nerves Achieved for First Time in Adult Mammalian Spinal Cord

BOSTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers for the first time have induced robust regeneration of nerve tissue connections in injured adult spinal cord sites that control voluntary movement. These findings provide hope that it...

Adult stem cell research far ahead of embryonic

NEW YORK — A few months ago, Dr. Thomas Einhorn was treating a patient with a broken ankle that wouldn't heal, even with multiple surgeries. So he sought help from the man's own body. Einhorn...

FDA OK’s First Human Testing Of Embryonic Stem Cells

The FDA lifted its hold on Friday for a clinical trial to test embryonic stem cells as a treatment for spinal cord injury, approving for the first time the testing of embryonic stem cells...

We All Have Disabilities, You Can Just See Mine!

The fact is none of us know when we may be the victim of a debilitating accident or injury. One moment we could be going through our daily routine as happy as we can...