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Meet the Scientist – A Visit to Case Western Reserve University

Several members of the U2FP team visited the research laboratory of Dr. Jerry Silver at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Silver’s lab is devoted to advanced research and translational studies for acute as well as chronic spinal … Continue reading

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The Future of Spinal Cord Research

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2.5 Million Grant: Researchers Create World Database for Nervous System Repair

With the ultimate goal of accelerating the discovery of drugs to regenerate or protect nerves after spinal cord injury, Miller School researchers have received a $2.5 million grant to develop a novel database to enable neuroscientists to search the voluminous … Continue reading

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Stem Cell Therapies for Chronic Pain

  Stem Cell Dialogues: “Stem Cell Therapies for Chronic Pain.” This is a video of the Feb. 7, 2012 event, which is part of UC Davis Health System’s ongoing series of community forums about stem cell research. The session features … Continue reading

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Most Accurate Robotic Legs Mimic Human Walking Gait

Most accurate robotic legs mimic human walking gait | Source: Journal of Neural Engineering A group of US researchers has produced a robotic set of legs which they believe is the first to fully model walking in a biologically accurate … Continue reading

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Research works and MCPF gives those research dollars

An overview of MCPF and it’s ability to multiply research dollars by enabling scientists to gather data needed for federal or other major grants.  

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IDEAS: Creating a Healthier Future: Mark H. Tuszynski MD

Dr. Mark Tuszynski, professor of Neurosciences, Director of the Translational Neuroscience Institute and Director of the Center for Neural Repair presents groundbreaking therapies to reverse degenerative brain disease and spinal cord injury as part of IDEAS, celebrating the 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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Silver ‘breathes’ new life in turning HOPE into REALITY

I’m wanting to do what I could financially for spinal cord research I looked into which local organization was the best for advancement in research and I found Dr. Jerry Silver, Ph.D. at Case Western Reserve University.This resulted in a … Continue reading

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Sam Maddox: The mid-year Stem Cell Report

The mid-year Stem Cell Report by Sam Maddox. Mid-year Stem Cell Report Posted by Sam MaddoxFriday, June 22, 2012 Geron’s out of the picture now, having quit its embryonic stem cell safety trial for acute spinal cord injury last fall … Continue reading

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Do you know how your SCI research donation is utilized?

It’s always a good idea to check into Charity Navigator to see how the large charities are ranked on efficiency when spending your dollars towards research for a chronic paralysis cure in the United States. What is their “star rating”? Another good method is … Continue reading

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