Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: University of California

First global Open Data Commons for preclinical Spinal Cord Injury research will be a...

Published: August 15, 2019

University of Alberta research team receives $3.3 million to create open-source database for international spinal cord injury research

The University of Alberta and the University of California, San Francisco are teaming up to launch the world’s first Open Data Commons for preclinical Spinal Cord Injury research (ODC-SCI). A consortium of international organizations will be providing $3.3 million CAD to help fund the initiative. The ODC-SCI will improve spinal cord injury research and treatment worldwide by reducing data bias and equipping scientists by making data more accessible, enhancing research and translational efforts.

A new spinal cord injury treatment is getting patients back on their feet

Published: September 10, 2018 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

Matt Wetschler was bodysurfing at Ocean Beach in San Francisco when he went for a wave and didn’t come back up. Some other surfers saw his body floating like a log and pulled him ashore.

He was lucky: an ICU nurse happened to be walking along the beach and started CPR. By the time the ambulance arrived and shocked him, he had a heartbeat again. But his injury was serious – he’d fractured two vertebrae in his neck from hyperextension.

Spinal Cord Injury: Progress and Promise in Stem Cell Research

Published: February 24, 2011

University of California Television (UCTV) Series: “California Institute for Regenerative Medicine”

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