Tag Archives: corticospinal tract

Role of LAR phosphatase in restricting axon regeneration after spinal cord injury

A poster of interest at the Society of Neuroscience 2013. Program#/Poster#: 341.24/AA11 Presentation Title: Role of LAR phosphatase in restricting axon regeneration after spinal cord injury Topic: ++C.11.d. Spinal cord: Cellular and molecular mechanisms Authors: P. ABDUL-MUNEER1, H. LI1, Y. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Neuralstem Receives FDA Approval for Chronic SCI Trial

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that it received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to commence a Phase I safety trial of its lead cell therapy candidate, NSI-566, … Continue reading

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What The Community Wants To Know! Dr. Os Steward and Dr. Murray Blackmore Answer Questions About Emerging Genetic Therapies 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. Os Steward ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Dr. Murray Blackmore

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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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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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Mark Tuszynski, MD, 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. Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD Professor of Neurosciences, Director of the Center for Neural Repair, UC San Diego “Neural Stem Cells for … Continue reading

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Dr. Oswald Steward, 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. “Regenerating Functions that Mediate Motor Function after Spinal Cord Injury” Dr. Steward’s research focuses on how nerve cells create and maintain … Continue reading

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