Category Archives: Unite 2 Fight Paralysis

Combined Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Transplantation for SCI

Dr. Murray Blackmore W2W 2017 Miami Research in the Blackmore Lab Neurons depend on long axons to communicate with target cells. Neurons in the brain and spinal cord have almost no ability to regenerate axons that are disrupted by injury … Continue reading

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Dr. Paul J. Reier presents at Working 2 Walk 2017

This Working 2 Walk 2017 video was taken in Miami Florida. Dr. Reier explained how electrical stimulation to activate silent neural circuits could be used to enhance spinal cord repair. Dr. Reier’s research addresses spinal cord injury (SCI) and repair with … Continue reading

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Get registered for Working 2 Walk 2017 today!

Plan to join us in Miami for our 12th annual Working 2 Walk Symposium. The conference is a unique opportunity for spinal cord injury advocates, scientists, clinicians, and investors to meet and share the latest news & strategies, and form … Continue reading

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It’s On! U2FP Working 2 Walk 2017 and SCI Curecast Episode 11

Plan to join us in Miami for our 12th annual Working 2 Walk Symposium. The conference is a unique opportunity for spinal cord injury advocates, scientists, clinicians, and investors to meet and share the latest news & strategies, and form … Continue reading

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U2FP SCI CureCast now includes the 8th episode!

Join Matthew Rodreick, Kate Willette, and guests for our weekly podcast talking about everything related to finding a cure or therapies for paralysis after spinal cord injury.  Why should we care about the science and the whole process of bringing … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Regenerative Therapeutics Company Establishes Scientific Advisory Board

Montreal, Canada, May 4, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Fortuna Fix Inc. (“Fortuna”), a private, clinical-stage biotech company, is aiming to be the first to eliminate the need for embryonic and fetal stem cells by using direct reprogramming of autologous cells to treat … Continue reading

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Working 2 Walk Panel Discussion with Carrie Shogren and Nick Terrafranca

The Working 2 Walk audience asks questions about the presentations given by Ms. Shogren and Dr. Terrafranca.

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Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation and Optimizing Functional Recovery – Carrie Shogren

Ms. Shogren’s Working 2 Walk 2016 video presentation focuses on the clinical application of epidural stimulation, and how it drives neuro recovery when combined with activity based therapies. Carrie Shogren, OTR/L, has worked at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute since 2001 … Continue reading

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Working 2 Walk 2016 Panel Discussion with Megan Moynahan and Dr. Stephen Huhn

In this video below, the Working 2 Walk 2016 audience asks questions about the presentations by Ms. Moynahan and Dr. Huhn. Megan Moynahan, MS, is the Executive Director of the Institute for Functional Restoration (IFR), a non-profit organization based at … Continue reading

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Working 2 Walk 2016 Panel Discussion with Drs. Kendall Lee, David Darrow, and Michael Wolfson

The audience at Working 2 Walk 2016 asks questions about the presentations on neuromodulation technologies.

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