Tag Archives: Ch’ase

Dr. Jerry Silver and Dr. Yu-Shang Lee: “Nerve Regeneration Restores Supraspinal Control of Bladder Function after Complete Spinal Cord Injury”

A couple years ago Dr. Jerry Silver of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland achieved a big leap in regenerative medicine for spinal cord injury with his work on Functional Regeneration of Respiratory Pathways After Spinal Cord Injury showing that … Continue reading

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Improving Transmission in Damaged Spinal Cord to Promote Recovery of Function

SCIRP 2012 Investigator Vignette Title:  Improving Transmission in Damaged Spinal Cord to Promote Recovery of Function After Spinal Cord Injury Investigator:  Victor Arvanian, PhD, DSi; Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center So the outline of this grant is that the most … 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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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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Dr. Ravi Bellamkonda, 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. Ravi Bellamkonda, PHD. Walter H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology “Are CNS axons being GAG’ed? Alleviating CS-GAG … Continue reading

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ISRT picks up two chronic paralysis research projects from presentations at the Working 2 Walk 2012 Symposium

Perhaps some of the most exciting developments that occur from the annual Working 2 Walk Symposium are scientific collaborations and partnerships built by Unite 2 Fight Paralysis. Two of the presenters at the 2012 symposium held in Irvine California in … Continue reading

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Dr. Jerry Silver, PhD: Functional Recovery with Peptides – 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. Jerry Silver, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University “Functional Recovery after SCI with the use of Injectable Peptides … Continue reading

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What People are Saying about Working 2 Walk 2012

“These people get it! We all can see the leadership; they lead from the heart.” John O’Connor, Community Member What People are Saying about Working 2 Walk 2012

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Inhibitors of Axonal Growth – Neural Prosthesis Seminar at Case Western Reserve University

Speaker: Roman Giger, Phd University of Michigan Date: October 4, 2012

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Gene delivery of chondroitinase ABC promotes functional repair following spinal cord injury

There is new hope for the use of viral delivery of ch’ase (Chondroitinase ABC) as a way to treat a much broader area of the spinal cord and for more (LENGTHY TIME PERIODS) (LINK) Because contusive lesions are so large … Continue reading

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