Author Archives: christalpowell

Epigenetic regulation of axonal regeneration

Authors: S. DI GIOVANNI, E. MACLACHLAN, I. PALMISANO, T. HUTSON, A. HERVERA, F. DE VIRGILIIS, M. DANZI, J. BIXBY, V. LEMMON Lab Abstract: Regeneration after peripheral nerve injury depends on the activation of key signalling events, the recruitment of transcription … Continue reading

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Tune into SCI 2020 tomorrow and Wednesday

The goal of the ‘SCI 2020: Launching a Decade for Disruption in Spinal Cord Injury Research’ conference is to initiate discussion across the SCI research community to launch a new decade of research that disrupts traditional barriers and brings about … Continue reading

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Engineered Neuroplasticity for Spinal Cord Rehabilitation

“Engineered Neuroplasticity for Spinal Cord Rehabilitation” by Chet Moritz, PhD, PT (University of Washington), at the 7th Annual International Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation.  

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A novel biomaterial-based Epac targeting approach to promote spinal cord repair

Authors: A. GUIJARRO-BELMAR, M. VISKONTAS, X. BO, D. SHEWAN, W. HUANG Lab Abstract: Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a highly debilitating trauma affecting millions of patients worldwide with no cure. The challenges for spinal repair include a lack of intrinsic … Continue reading

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Transplanting Cells for Spinal Cord Repair: Who, What, When, Where and Why?

Authors: L.V. Zholudeva, Michael.A. Lane Lab Abstract: “Cellular transplantation for repair of the injured spinal cord has a rich history with strategies focused on neuroprotection, immunomodulation, and neural reconstruction. The goal of the present review is to provide a concise … Continue reading

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Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic SCI

In this presentation, Dr.Alicia Fuhrman in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, explains the complex and rapidly expanding field of stem cell medicine. She begins by clarifying what stem cells are and how they are used in different … Continue reading

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Translational Regenerative Therapies for Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

Authors: Kyriakos Dalamagkas, Magdalini Tsintou, Amelia Seifalian, Alexander M. Seifalian Abstract: “Spinal cord injury is a chronic and debilitating neurological condition that is currently being managed symptomatically with no real therapeutic strategies available. Even though there is no consensus on the best time … Continue reading

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Biomimetic 3D-printed scaffolds for spinal cord injury repair

Authors: Jacob Koffler, Wei Zhu, Xin Qu, Oleksandr Platoshyn, Jennifer N. Dulin, John Brock, Lori Graham, Paul Lu, Jeff Sakamoto, Martin Marsala, Shaochen Chen, Mark H. Tuszynski “Current methods for bioprinting functional tissue lack appropriate biofabrication techniques to build complex 3D micro architectures essential for guiding cell … Continue reading

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Calcium imaging of synaptic connectivity between host and neural progenitor cell graft-derived neurons after spinal cord injury

Authors: STEVEN L. CETO, K. SEKIGUCHI, A. NIMMERJAHN, M. H. TUSZYNSKI; Lab Abstract: Neural stem cells (NSCs) grafted into sites of spinal cord injury (SCI) may act as new electrophysiological relays between host neurons above and below the lesion. Host … Continue reading

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Regaining trunk stability after spinal cord injury

Authors: M. RATH, D. G. SAYENKO, Y. P. GERASIMENKO, V. EDGERTON Lab Abstract: Recently we have developed the non-invasive electrical spinal stimulation technology for postural control in SCI subjects during standing. However, the potential of non-invasive spinal stimulation to facilitate … Continue reading

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