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Strategies for Regeneration | Arthur Brown |

Dr. Brown will guide a discussion of how the brain is naturally able to recover from damage through the process of neuroplasticity – the ability to rewire circuits, so as to compensate for lost function. Further delving in to his … Continue reading

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CPAR: Joel Burdick from Caltech on Epidural Spinal Stimulation

In this video, Joel Burdick peels back the work and strategies that go into making the best algorithms for spinal cord injury stimulation and recovery.  This is a must see!

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What does “Disruptive” mean? Thoughts on the NIH SCI 2020 meeting

Neural Regeneration Research Article: Read the perspective from a SCI Researcher’s point of view:   On September 12 and 13, 2019, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human … Continue reading

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Combined administration of electro-magnetic stimulation (EMS) at spinal level and at leg muscles to modulate neurophysiological properties at spino-muscular circuitry in healthy and SCI humans

Authors: V. L. ARVANIAN, H. A. PETROSYAN, A. TESFA, M. FAHMY, C. ZOU, S. SISTO Lab Abstract: H-reflex is recognized as an important neurophysiology tool used in evaluation of spino-muscular circuitry. H-reflex is sensitive to conditions and activity. For example, … Continue reading

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Spinal Modulation for Rehabilitation | Reggie Edgerton, PhD

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Spinal Neuromodulation for Motor Control and Beyond | Daniel Lu. MD, PhD

Nature.com  A Proof-of-Concept Study of Transcutaneous Magnetic Spinal Cord Stimulation for Neurogenic Bladder

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Efforts underway to bring treatments to Australia

In this special 60 Minutes Report, Charles Wooley travels to Switzerland to watch something incredible – a paralyzed man walking. They’re faltering steps, but they signal a giant leap forward for science. And it is all part of a global … Continue reading

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NervGen looking to use their technology to revolutionize nerve damage treatment

NervGen Pharma (CVE:NGEN) President and CEO Ernest Wong sat down with Steve Darling from Proactive Investors Vancouver to talk about the pharma company that has technology that hopes to regenerate nerve damage, that damage can be spinal cord or peripheral. … Continue reading

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Enhancement of plasticity for functional recovery after spinal cord injury

Authors: S. F. IRVINE, S. GIGOUT, P. M. WARREN, J. C. F. KWOK Lab Abstract: To promote recovery after spinal cord injury (SCI), treatments aim to enhance regeneration of severed axons and the plasticity of surviving circuitry. Enzymatic removal of … Continue reading

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University of Technology Sydney: Reviving Hope

New research into spinal cord injury and neurodegeneration is offering real hope of recovery for people with conditions long thought incurable. For people living with the devastating effects of spinal cord injury or failing brain function, recovery has remained doubtful. … Continue reading

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