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Translational Research – Developing a Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury (Chondroitinase)

Dr Rafael J. Yáñez-Muñoz from the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway, together with colleagues from London, Cambridge and The Netherlands, has received funding from the International Spinal Research Trust (ISRT). This translational award provides funds for the development … Continue reading

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The Changing Role of Non-profits: – Dr. Mark Bacon Spinal Research U.K.

As Director of Research for ISRT, Dr. Bacon examines the role of nonprofits in advancing medical research. Gene therapy breakthrough Chondroitinase has great promise for spinal cord repair because of the way it digests scar proteins that prevent damaged spinal … Continue reading

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Spinal Research’s Key Objectives for ‘first in man’ studies with Chondroitinase

One of Spinal Research’s key objectives is to identify the quickest and most efficient route to clinical trials. A crucial step in this process has been the approval of a very exciting programme of work to develop the enzyme chondroitinase … 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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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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