Tag Archives: locomotion

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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CNS Panel Discussion, StemCells Inc. and Asterias Biotherapeutics at Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Investor Day

The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) is a Washington, DC-based multi-stakeholder advocacy organization that promotes legislative, regulatory and reimbursement initiatives necessary to facilitate access to life-giving advances in regenerative medicine. ARM also works to increase public understanding of the field … Continue reading

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Rewiring a Damaged Spinal Cord

New treatments leverage “neuroplasticity,” the nervous system’s innate ability to repair itself Researchers are combining what they know about the central nervous system’s ability to rewire and regrow with a new understanding of the hidden smarts of the spinal cord … Continue reading

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Case Western Reserve University shows off research in ‘science fair on steroids’

Case held a special viewing for local economic development companies such as Jumpstart, BioEnterprise and NorTech on Thursday night.  One project the scouts expressed interest in was by Bradley Lang, a graduate student in neuroscience at Case. Lang is part of … Continue reading

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Changing a Reflex to Improve Locomotion For Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

With recent advances in acute care after spinal cord injury (SCI), which has resulted in more cases of incomplete SCI, and development of regeneration therapies, rehabilitation for functional recovery is becoming increasingly important for re-establishing an active, productive, fulfilling life … 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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Inspiring New Thinking to Restore Function after Spinal Cord Injury: Gregoire Courtine

Functional restoration after SCI has been interpreted as the need to promote long-distance regeneration. More immediate strategies may exploit spared circuitries, inspiring new thinking for therapeutic designs. Grégoire Courtine was trained in Mathematics and Physics, but received his PhD degree … 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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Advocates Advancing a Cure: Stories of Action in 2012

  These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. “Advocates Advancing a Cure” – Bob Yant On June 24, 1981, Bob became a quadriplegic following a diving accident in … Continue reading

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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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