Category Archives: Neuromodulation

Spike timing-dependent plasticity in the adult rat with chronic cervical spinal cord contusion

Authors: *N. DE LA OLIVA1, A. E. HAGGERTY1, M. A. PEREZ1,2, M. OUDEGA1,2,3,4; 1 Miami Project To Cure Paralysis, Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL; 2 Bruce W. Carter Dept. of Veterans Affairs Med. Ctr., Miami, FL; 3 Affiliated Cancer Hosp. … Continue reading

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GTX Medical and NeuroRecovery Technologies to merge

GTX Medical and NeuroRecovery Technologies today announced their merger into a global company for the development of neuromodulation therapies for spinal cord injuries. The two merging companies plan to develop the targeted epidural spine stimulation system, an implantable spinal cord … Continue reading

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Candidate Therapy From Quebec for Chronic SCI Being Developed in Parallel by Academics and Companies in Switzerland and the Netherlands

QUEBEC CITY, CANADA, October 10th 2019 – Today, Laboratoires Guertin announces that a campaign for funding has been launched to support a phase IIb-enabling pilot study with a tritherapy candidate (buspirone/L-DOPA/carbidopa)called Spinalon. This experimental oral pill has been shown to … Continue reading

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Extraction and selective activation of muscle synergies through spinal stimulation for SCI

Authors: *R. CHENG, J. W. BURDICK; Lab Abstract: Epidural spinal stimulation (ESS) has been shown to enable recovery of motor control in patients with clinically complete spinal cord injury (SCI). It is hypothesized that this results from activation of postural … Continue reading

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Early limb unloading elicits long-term motor deficits involving motorneuron hyperexcitability associated with persistent alterations in glutamatergic synaptic plasticity in spinal cord injury

Authors: *K. MORIOKA1,2, T. TAZOE3,2, J. HUIE1,4, J. HAEFELI1, C. A. ALMEIDA1, J. A. SACRAMENTO1, J. C. BRESNAHAN1, M. S. BEATTIE1, S. TANAKA5, T. OGATA2, A. R. FERGUSON1,4; Lab Abstract: Abnormal sensory afferent feedback from the lower extremities after spinal … Continue reading

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From wheelchair to walking after spinal cord injury

Several paraplegics can now walk again – thanks to precise electrical stimulation of their spinal cords via a wireless implant and intensive neurorehabilitation. Speaking at Science Unlimited 2019, Grégoire Courtine illustrated this incredible spinal implant technology, as well as the … 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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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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