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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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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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Hans Keirstead, 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. Hans Keirstead, PhD. Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Professor of Neurological Surgery, RIRC “Stem-Cell Based Approaches to Treat Spinal Cord Injury” … Continue reading

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Dr. Keith Tansey: Shepherds Center – SCI-Animal Studies- Stem Cells-Clinical Trials-Translation-Stem Cell Clinical Trials

SCI-Animal Studies- Stem Cells-Clinical Trials-Translation-Stem Cell Clinical Trials Dr. Keith Tansey from Shepherds Center Additional Information: 

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Cell-Based Therapies for SCI: Lessons Learned in Planning and Conducting Two Phase 1 Safety Trials Over the Past 18 Years

Ed Wirth, MD, PhD Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Scientist  

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Spinal Cord Injury Research Begins A Necessary Focused Transition.

In reviewing the current state of affairs with chronic paralysis research, some interesting facts and issues need to be addressed and accessed within the community. Questions arise about the extent, focus and costs of paralysis research and the recent discoveries … 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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CIRM Grants for Neurological Disorders: Spinal Cord Projects in Progress

Stem cells have the potential to treat a wide range of diseases, but developing those cures is a process that has many hurdles. Dr. Hans Keirstead has a CIRM grant to develop a treatment for spinal cord injury. He is … Continue reading

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A Comparison Between Researchers and Spinal Cord Injured Individuals

Opinions on the Preclinical Evaluation of Novel Therapies for Spinal Cord Injury Kwon BK, Ghag A, Reichl L, Dvorak MF, Illes J, Tetzlaff W. Source: University of British Columbia, Dept. of Orthopaedics, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; brian.kwon@vch.ca. Abstract We previously … Continue reading

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