Tag Archives: NeuroRecovery Technologies Inc.

New Pathways for Recovery of Function Following Paralysis

We are dedicated to developing disease and injury specific devices to help restore optimal physiology function in individuals suffering with paralysis due to injury and illness. We accomplish this by enabling the reactivation of damaged and dormant neural circuits through … Continue reading

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Reggie Edgerton joins University of Technology in Sydney Australia

SpinalCure is thrilled to announce that world-renowned neuroscientist, Professor Reggie Edgerton, will be coming to Australia to help establish a ground-breaking neurostimulation initiative for people with spinal cord injury. The neurostimulation project will sit within the newly formed Centre for … Continue reading

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Buspirone treatment promotes forelimb functional recovery in cervical spinal cord injured rats

Society for Neuroscience Chicago Nanosymposium Advances in SCI Research and Plasticity Presentation Number: 197.08 Support: NIH Grant U01EB015521 Authors: B. JIN1, M. ALAM2, G. GARCIA-ALIAS1, Y. GERASIMENKO1, H. ZHONG1, R. ROY1, D. LU2, *V. EDGERTON1; Serotoninergic agonists have been shown … Continue reading

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Non-invasive approaches of neural locomotor network activation in non-injured subjects placed in vertical suspended position

The mammalian lumbar spinal cord has the capability to generate locomotor activity in the absence of input from the brain. Previously, we reported that transcutaneous electrical stimulation of the spinal cord at vertebral level T11 can activate the locomotor circuitry … Continue reading

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Epidural spinal cord stimulation improves forelimb reaching and grasping in cervical spinal cord injured rats

Epidural spinal cord stimulation improves forelimb reaching and grasping in cervical spinal cord injured rats Abstract: Electrically enabling motor control (eEmc) via epidural stimulation of spinal cord is a promising therapeutic technique for the recovery of motor function after spinal … Continue reading

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Electrophysiological mapping of rat sensorimotor lumbosacral spinal networks after complete paralysis

Society for Neuroscience Chicago 2015 Spinal Cord Injury I SCI and Plasticity NIH U01EB15521, NIH R01EB007615 Electrophysiological mapping of rat sensorimotor lumbosacral spinal networks after complete paralysis Abstract: Stimulation of the spinal cord has been shown to have great potential … Continue reading

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RI Seminar: Joel W Burdick : Recovery of Function in Major Spinal Cord Injury with Epidural Stimulation

Joel W Burdick: Professor, California Institute of Technology Abstract Approximately 1,250,000 people in the U.S. suffer from spinal cord injury (SCI), with 400,000 confined to wheel chairs. Not only do the injured lose the ability to stand and walk (and … Continue reading

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Dr. Reggie Edgerton: Science in Motion and How the Brain and Spinal Cord Control Movement

After the Working 2 Walk Symposium in Seattle, I told everyone I had arranged for an interview with Dr. Reggie Edgerton on People Behind the Science with Dr. Marie McNeely. She hasn’t disappointed us! Tune in to hear the latest … Continue reading

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NIBIB convened meeting In Washington DC on spinal stimulation

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, which is the primary funding agency for spinal cord stimulation – convened a meeting In Washington DC of stakeholders in the field. Reggie Edgerton, of UCLA, and Susan Harkema, from Louisville, presented … Continue reading

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“Neuromodulatory Strategies for Recovery of Sensory-Motor Function after Severe Paralysis”: V. Reggie Edgerton, PhD, UCLA

One of the most anticipated speakers at the Working 2 Walk 2014 Symposium in Seattle Washington was Dr. V. Reggie Edgerton. With 40 years of experience in the field and the known successes with epidural stimulation coming to fruition the … Continue reading

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