Tag Archives: CSPG scar degradation

Modulation of CSPG Receptor Promotes Locomotor and Urinary Recovery – Dr. Jerry Silver

Dr. Silver presents findings from his lab’s discovery that peptide modulation of the CSPG receptor PTP allowed for remarkable recovery of hindlimb function, locomotor activity, and bladder control in 17 of 20 animals. (Courtesy presentation and video provided by Unite … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Traffic lights for axon growth: proteoglycans and their neuronal receptors

. Yingjie Shen Department of Neuroscience and Center for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair, Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University, 460 w 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210 Axon growth is a central event in the development and post-injury plasticity … 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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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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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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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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Dr. Arthur Brown, PhD – Targeting gene regulation to promote plasticity and repair.

Dr. Arthur Brown, PhD, Scientist, Robarts Research Institute, Associate Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University. Targeting gene regulation to promote plasticity and repair in the injured spinal cord. Published on Nov 26, 2012 by WesternUniversity

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Inhibitors of Axonal Growth – Neural Prosthesis Seminar at Case Western Reserve University

Speaker: Roman Giger, Phd University of Michigan Date: October 4, 2012

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Gene delivery of chondroitinase ABC promotes functional repair following spinal cord injury

There is new hope for the use of viral delivery of ch’ase (Chondroitinase ABC) as a way to treat a much broader area of the spinal cord and for more (LENGTHY TIME PERIODS) (LINK) Because contusive lesions are so large … Continue reading

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