You can watch the SCI Forum presentation “Developing Neuroprosthetic Treatments for Spinal Cord Injury.” It took place on February 8, 2011 at the University of Washington Medical Center. http://sci.washington.edu/info/forums/reports/research_moritz.asp.
Chet Moritz, PhD, Assistant Professor in the… Continue reading
The Model SCI System program is sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education. It creates the largest nationally coordinated effort… Continue reading
When people see the headlines that a jury has entered a verdict for millions of dollars, they often think it is way too much. Even when a person has a spinal cord injury. But the terrible truth, is that unless… Continue reading
For the first time ever, California’s $3 Billion state stem cell funding agency has backed a human clinical trial.
Despite the dim statistics, dreams can come true following a catastrophic injury.
Researchers at Texas A&M are investigating unintended consequences of giving morphine to SCI patients after injury. According to lead researcher Dr. Michelle Hook, Ph.D:
“Our research suggests that the administration of morphine after [spinal cord injury] has secondary effects that… Continue reading