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Behind the Rick Hansen Foundation

There are questions about the financial stewardship of this charity… By David Baines, Postmedia News On the evening of May 22, 2012, a star-studded cast gathered at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver for the grand finale of the 25th anniversary … Continue reading

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Meet the Scientists 2013 at RIRC

This years Meet the Scientists saw a great turnout of dedicated paralysis cure supporters. This forum was an open question and answer session that allowed the community to ask the researchers directly the burning questions. The exciting presentations wrapped with … Continue reading

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Even closer to clinical trials

Spinal Research has recently committed to funding three new research projects which have the potential to be taken  to clinical trials with paralyzed volunteers. Improving hand function The research team at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, led by Professor … Continue reading

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Senator Hayden Unveils Spinal Cord Injury Legislation

Senator Jeff Hayden (DFL-Minneapolis) is teaming up with Sen. Hayden’s constituents, Matthew and Gabe Roderick, and the Jablonski family to create a research grant program aimed at creating new and innovative treatments and rehabilitative efforts for spinal cord and traumatic … Continue reading

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What the Community Wants to Know! Aileen Anderson PhD, Stephen Huhn MD and Dr Thomas Answer Questions about StemCells Inc.

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. Aileen Anderson PhD,  Stephen Huhn MD, Dr. Jonathan Thomas answer questions about the StemCells Inc. human clinical trial in Zurich.

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Advocates Advancing a Cure: Stories of Action in 2012

  These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. “Advocates Advancing a Cure” – Bob Yant On June 24, 1981, Bob became a quadriplegic following a diving accident in … Continue reading

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What The Community Wants To Know! Dr. Ravi Bellamkonda, Dr. Jerry Silver, Damodar Thapa PT and Bob Yant Answer Questions About the CSPG Roadblock at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Dr. Ravi Bellamkonda ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Dr. Jerry Silver ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Damodar Thapa PT.

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What The Community Wants To Know! Dr. Os Steward and Dr. Murray Blackmore Answer Questions About Emerging Genetic Therapies at Working 2 Walk 2012

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What The Community Wants To Know! Dr. Hans Keirstead and Dr. Paul Lu Answer Questions About Neural Stem Cells at Working 2 Walk 2012

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Dr. Jerry Silver, PhD. – Presents Research Updates from 2011 Nerve Bridging Project at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. Jerry Silver, PhD. Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University “Functional Regeneration Into and Well Beyond the Glial Scar” Dr. … Continue reading

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