Tag Archives: Dr. Jerry Silver

NervGen looking to use their technology to revolutionize nerve damage treatment

NervGen Pharma (CVE:NGEN) President and CEO Ernest Wong sat down with Steve Darling from Proactive Investors Vancouver to talk about the pharma company that has technology that hopes to regenerate nerve damage, that damage can be spinal cord or peripheral. … Continue reading

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NERVGEN PHARMA COMPLETES $10 MILLION INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING

Vancouver, Canada. March 13, 2019 – NervGen Pharma Corp. (“NervGen” or the “Company”), a regenerative medicine company dedicated to creating innovative solutions for the treatment of nerve damage, today announced that it has completed its initial public offering (“IPO”) of … Continue reading

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Dr Jerry Silver – Spinal Cord Damage and Emerging Treatments

“Injuries to the spinal cord can cause permanent paralysis and even lead to death, with little to no hope of regaining lost functions once the trauma has occurred. Dr Jerry Silver and his team at Case Western Reserve University Medical … Continue reading

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Case Western Reserve Researchers Restore Breathing and Partial Forelimb Function in Rats with Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries

Promising results provide hope for humans suffering from chronic paralysis “Millions of people worldwide are living with chronic spinal cord injuries, with 250,000 to 500,000 new cases each year—most from vehicle crashes or falls. The most severe spinal cord injuries … Continue reading

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Worldwide licensing agreement made on peptide developed in Silver laboratory at Case Western Reserve University

Read the Full Article at Globe Newswire.   VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NervGen Pharma Corp. (“NervGen”), in Vancouver, and Case Western Reserve University (“Case Western Reserve”) in Cleveland have entered into an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement to research, develop and … Continue reading

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Modulation of Receptor Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Sigma Increases Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan Degradation through Cathepsin B Secretion to Enhance Axon Outgrowth

Authors: Amanda Phuong Tran, Sapna Sundar, Meigen Yu, Bradley T. Lang and Jerry Silver Abstract: Severed axon tips reform growth cones following spinal cord injury that fail to regenerate, in part, because they become embedded within an inhibitory extracellular matrix. … Continue reading

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Rapid and robust recovery of breathing 1.5 years after cervical spinal cord injury

Methods to restore respiratory function following chronic cervical spinal cord injury (SCI) have not been extensively studied. This represents a major gap in our current understanding as the primary cause of morbidity and mortality following cervical SCI is respiratory motor … Continue reading

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Dr. Jerry Silver: Latest chronic SCI research results featured at Cleveland FES Neural Prosthesis Seminar

The Silver SCI research lab is dedicated to repairing the chronically injured spinal cord and restoring function after paralysis. The presentation at the Cleveland FES Centers Neural Prosthesis Seminar covers not only the remarkable robust recovery of bladder function but … Continue reading

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APPRAISAL AND RESTORATION OF RESPIRATORY FUNCTION FOLLOWING ACUTE AND CHRONIC SPINAL CORD TRAUMA

APPRAISAL AND RESTORATION OF RESPIRATORY FUNCTION FOLLOWING ACUTE AND CHRONIC SPINAL CORD TRAUMA Cervical spinal cord injury typically causes robust detrimental effects to respiratory motor function. We provide evidence demonstrating that these profound effects persist from acute to chronic time … Continue reading

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CONTROL OF DIAPHRAGM ACTIVITY AFTER SCI IN THE ABSENCE OF SUPRASPINAL INPUT: THE CONTRIBUTION OF INTERNEURONS

CONTROL OF DIAPHRAGM ACTIVITY AFTER SCI IN THE ABSENCE OF SUPRASPINAL INPUT: THE CONTRIBUTION OF INTERNEURONS Respiratory drive is relayed to phrenic motor neurons via bulbospinal projections. Spinal cord injury at or above cervical level 4 disrupts these descending projections … Continue reading

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