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Raw Data Podcast (University of Toronto) Dr. Michael Fehlings

Welcome to the fifth episode of the Raw Data Podcast! We are excited to reveal this month’s theme: “Neurotrauma”. In our first installment, surgeon-scientist Dr. Michael Fehlings joins us to speak about his early training, translatable research focus, and his … Continue reading

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Repair and Regeneration of the Injured Spinal Cord: From Molecule to Man

Neuroprotection of the injured spinal cord, regenerative medicine for spinal cord injury using stem cell and tissue engineering approaches, mechanisms of glial-axonal signaling using electrophysiological and imaging approaches, spinal cord and brain repair with a focus on cerebral palsy, and … Continue reading

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Recovering from Spinal Cord Injury: What Prevents Recovery?

What prevents recovery of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)? Hear a general overview of SCI as well as personal accounts of spinal cord injury, followed by an examination of SCI recovery obstacles. Dr. Michael Fehlings, professor of neurosurgery at the University … Continue reading

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Drs. Michael Fehlings and Narihito Nagoshi give commentary on electrical stimulation

Recently, much attention has been directed at therapeutic strategies for spinal cord injury (SCI), including cell transplantation and/or drug administration. Clinical trials of neural precursor cells for SCI have already taken place, as have trials of mesenchymal stem cells, and … Continue reading

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Dr. Michael Fehlings – bioengineered strategies for cervical spinal cord injury and chronic SCI

Michael Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Gerald and Tootsie Halbert Chair in Neural Repair and Regeneration, Medical Director, Krembil Neuroscience Center. Stem cells and bioengineered strategies for cervical spinal cord injury. Published on Nov … Continue reading

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Canadian stem cell trials impeded by federal regulations, doctors say

When a Swiss-based researcher announced this month he had achieved some improvement in profoundly paralyzed spinal-cord-injury patients with an injection of stem cells, he generated headlines worldwide. Dr. Armin Curt’s findings were the first evidence from actual humans — though … Continue reading

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