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Keith Fenrich and Karim Fouad take a CPN Stage I Reaching & Grasping Prize Win

Summary: High intensity reaching and grasping rehabilitation therapy in spinal cord injured rats Regaining lost arm and hand function is a gateway to independence for many spinal cord injured (SCI) individuals since reaching and grasping are essential for a number … Continue reading

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Two University of Kentucky Researchers Awarded Grants from Conquer Paralysis Now

Conquer Paralysis Now (CPN) has awarded two of its 12 grants to researchers at the UK Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) through its Conquer Paralysis Now Challenge. No other institution received more than one grant. Sasha Rabchevsky, … Continue reading

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Chondroitinase for Chronic Human SCI: A Translational Stage 1 Award on the CPN Challenge

SUMMARY: Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a debilitating condition that often results in major neurological deficits. Surgical decompression, rehabilitation, and prevention of complications have improved the outcome in SCI, but currently there is no effective treatment for enhancing neurological function … Continue reading

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Novel Approaches to SCI Treatment Earn Researchers $700,000 in Prizes

Princeton, NJ – September 15, 2015 – In time to mark Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month this September, Conquer Paralysis Now (CPN), a leading authority on spinal cord injury (SCI) research and treatment, is pleased to announce the winners of … Continue reading

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Conquer Paralysis Now (CPN) Challenge

The goal of the Conquer Paralysis Now (CPN) Challenge is to accelerate the development of treatments for spinal cord injury (SCI) in order to provide significant improvements in patients’ quality of life. The CPN Challenge intends to award a $10 … Continue reading

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Ida Cahill announces The Paralysis Cure Challenge. Stage 1 Begins!

In 2012, board members of Conquer Paralysis Now (formerly the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation) began investigating what it would take to turn the dream of finding a cure for paralysis into reality. Over the next two years, they consulted with … Continue reading

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