Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Tag: SCI

5 key notes on cervical spinal cord injury treatment delays

A new study published in Spine examines the reasons for treating cervical spinal cord injury late. The researchers examined 2,636 patients for the study. They used the National Trauma Data Bank Research Data Set to...

Chris Kluwe Rolls a Mile in Someone Else’s Wheels

Minnesota Viking Chris Kluwe spends a day in a wheelchair to support our efforts to pass the Jablonski Rodreick SCI TBI Research Bill.

Spinal cord researchers to benefit from $20 M investment from Rick Hansen Foundation

Spinal cord injury research at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health will be accelerated by a 10-year, $20 million contribution from the Rick Hansen Foundation. The International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries (ICORD),...

Acorda Wins $2.67M Army Contract for Spinal Cord Injury Drug Trial

Acorda Therapeutics said today it won a $2.67 million contract from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command (USAMRMC) to support development of AC105 as a treatment for acute spinal cord injury (SCI). The...

Miami Project To Cure Paralysis Doctors Perform First Schwann Cell Transplant For Spinal Cord...

January 23, 2013 - Doctors at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, performed the first-ever Food and Drug Administration approved Schwann...

The Race To Cure Spinal Cord Injuries

A Big Opportunity - For Everyone Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) refers to an injury to the spinal cord that is caused by direct trauma or secondary damage to the surrounding bone, tissue, or blood vessels....

Neuralstem Receives FDA Approval To Commence Spinal Cord Injury Trial

NSI-566 to be tested in patients with chronic spinal cord injury ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that it received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration...

Systemic hypothermia in acute cervical spinal cord injury: a case-controlled study

Systemic hypothermia remains a promising neuroprotective strategy. There has been recent interest in its use in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). In this article, we describe our extended single center experience using intravascular...

Spinal Cord Injuries & Incontinence

This week’s Wee Answer Wednesday will be squarely focused on incontinence after a spinal cord injury. In the immediate aftermath of a spinal cord injury, there’s a lot to take in. Your life has...

UofL research shows that patients benefit from spinal cord rehab network, locomotor training

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2012) — Research studies from teams headed by a University of Louisville/Frazier Rehab Institute neuroscientist published online this week demonstrate for the first time that innovative rehabilitative treatments for individuals...