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Medicine Lecture: Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves Documentary

The Great Courses | Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology The spinal cord is a long, thin, tubular bundle of nervous tissue and support cells that extends from the brain (the medulla oblongata specifically). The brain … Continue reading

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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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CNS Panel Discussion, StemCells Inc. and Asterias Biotherapeutics at Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Investor Day

The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) is a Washington, DC-based multi-stakeholder advocacy organization that promotes legislative, regulatory and reimbursement initiatives necessary to facilitate access to life-giving advances in regenerative medicine. ARM also works to increase public understanding of the field … Continue reading

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Rewiring a Damaged Spinal Cord

New treatments leverage “neuroplasticity,” the nervous system’s innate ability to repair itself Researchers are combining what they know about the central nervous system’s ability to rewire and regrow with a new understanding of the hidden smarts of the spinal cord … Continue reading

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Clinical Trials: CIRM Workshop

For anyone wanting to know more about how the research scientists move their work forward, here are some new video presentations that give insight into the depth of the challenges and how they streamline their work before going to the … 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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Changing a Reflex to Improve Locomotion For Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

With recent advances in acute care after spinal cord injury (SCI), which has resulted in more cases of incomplete SCI, and development of regeneration therapies, rehabilitation for functional recovery is becoming increasingly important for re-establishing an active, productive, fulfilling life … Continue reading

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Accelerating Medical Discoveries at Robart Research with Dr. Arthur Brown

Dr. Arthur Brown discusses his passion for spinal cord injury research, what his lab is currently working on and how he hopes to see his research impact spinal cord injury in the future.  The body’s response to spinal cord injury … 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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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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