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Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD. – Presents at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD Professor of Neurosciences, Director of the Center for Neural Repair, UC San Diego “Neural Stem Cells for … Continue reading

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Aileen Anderson, PhD. – Presents at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. Aileen Anderson, PhD. Associate Professor, Reeve-Irvine Research Center “Stem Cell Strategies for Spinal Cord Injury: Managing the Microenvironment” Dr. Anderson investigates … Continue reading

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Human iPSC-Derived Neural Stem Cells: Efficacy and Safety Data from a Chronic Cervical Contusion Model of Spinal Cord Injury

Philip Horner, PhD Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington The Andalusian Cellular Reprogramming Laboratory (LARCEL) is a centre belonging to the Ministry of Health of the Regional Andalusian Goverment in the framework of the guidelines of the Andalusian … Continue reading

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Dr. Michael Fehlings – bioengineered strategies for cervical spinal cord injury and chronic SCI

Michael Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Gerald and Tootsie Halbert Chair in Neural Repair and Regeneration, Medical Director, Krembil Neuroscience Center. Stem cells and bioengineered strategies for cervical spinal cord injury. Published on Nov … Continue reading

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Chondroitinase ABC (Ch’ase) a potential future deal maker for Spinal Cord Injuries

Inhibition by scar tissue Following injury, specialised glial cells that normally support neurons accumulate at the injury site and deposit scar tissue. Scar tissue is a major obstacle to spinal cord repair because it creates a physical and biochemical blockage … Continue reading

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Neural Stem Cells Regenerate Axons in Severe Spinal Cord Injury

New relay circuits, formed across sites of complete spinal transaction, result in functional recovery in rats. Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD, professor in the UC San Diego Department of Neurosciences and director of the UCSD Center for Neural Repair will be … Continue reading

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CNS Regeneration Project supported by Unite 2 Fight Paralysis

In 2010, Drs. Kai Liu (Hong Kong University), Zhigang He (Harvard University) and Oswald Steward (Reeve-Irvine Research Center) were part of a team of researchers who published a groundbreaking paper in Nature Neuroscience, showing massive regeneration of the corticospinal tract … Continue reading

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