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Scientists Explore Deficits in Processing Speed in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury

Research team finds persons with spinal cord injury and older healthy individuals have similar brain activation during processing speed tasks. Findings support the theory...

Scar-free healing after spinal cord injury relies on specialized cells

One of the reasons people rarely recover from spinal cord injury is the scar tissue that develops, preventing nerve cells from reconnecting. But a...

Biologist awarded $1.8M to study neuronal reprograming for spinal cord repair

National Institutes of Health grant will enable Hedong Li to focus on role of micorRNAs in the reprogramming process UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Hedong Li,...
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Dorsal root ganglion stimulation evokes motor responses in patients with complete spinal cord injury

Bilateral L4 dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation has been shown to evoke strong and reproducible motor responses in the upper leg in patients with...

Research Identifies a Protein for Tissue Repair After the Spinal Cord Injury

Recently researchers discovered an axon guidance protein known as Plexin B2 in the central nervous system (CNS). During the spinal cord injury, this protein...

Can an Active Lifestyle Improve Recovery After a Spinal Cord Injury?

Permanent neurological impairments can occur after spinal cord injury (SCI) due to the failure of the spinal cord motor and sensory axons to regenerate. This...

UBC researchers seek participants for spinal cord injury study

Chronic pain is a common and often debilitating problem that can significantly impact function and quality of life for patients with spinal cord injury. To...

ReNetX Bio Receives Fast Track Designation From U.S. FDA

Potential First-in-Class Therapy for Chronic Spinal Cord Injury NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ReNetX Bio announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug...

Robotic Trunk Support Assists Those with Spinal Cord Injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu_rLnt4W6k Columbia engineers invent a robotic trunk-support-trainer to retrain patients with spinal cord injury to sit more stably and gain an expanded active sitting workspace Video...

Sleep and sleepiness ‘a huge problem’ for people with spinal cord injury

A new study led by a University of Calgary researcher at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM) finds that fatigue and sleep may need...