Tag Archives: Chondroitinase ABC

“How Pet Dogs Can Help Us Understand the Value of New Therapies for Spinal Cord Injury” Nicholas Jeffery, BVSc, PhD

Pet dogs commonly suffer spinal cord injury, mainly because many small breeds are susceptible to degeneration of their intervertebral discs, which then rupture and cause injury to the spinal cord. Veterinarians treat the resulting spinal cord injury in ways that … Continue reading

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Extensive recovery of respiratory motor function at chronic and super-chronic time points following cervical SCI

The best abstracts come from the annual Society For Neuroscience Meeting and I like posting a few of my favorites for readers here at the blog. Authors: *P. M. WARREN1, P. M. MACFARLANE2, J. SILVER3, W. J. ALILAIN1; 1Dept. of Neuroscience., Metro … Continue reading

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A combo of peripheral nerve grafts, aFGF, and Chondroitinase ABC chronic recovery

This poster by Mark DePaul and Jerry Silver of Case Western Reserve along Yu-Shang Lee of Cleveland Clinic received honors at the Asilomar Regeneration Conference at Pacific Grove California in addition to being at the Society of Neuroscience 2013. Program#/Poster#: … Continue reading

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Dr. Arvanian publishes Chrondroitinase ABC and AAV-NT3 results for Spinal Cord Injury

Dr. Victor Arvanian of the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center has made some important discoveries in the effort to improve transmission of signals in the damaged spinal cord and promote recovery of function after SCI. His work with CSPGs led … Continue reading

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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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Clinical trials on the horizon – Spinal Research invests in potential treatment for spinal cord injury

Spinal Research has committed £150,000 to develop a potential treatment for spinal cord injury in order to take it to clinical trials with paralysed volunteers. Chondroitinase is a bacterial enzyme that is able to break down the scar tissue 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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What The Community Wants To Know! Dr. Justin Brown and Dr. Jerry Silver Answer Questions About Building Bridges and Restored Function 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. Justin M. Brown ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Dr. Jerry Silver

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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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