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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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Hans Keirstead, PhD – Presents at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. Hans Keirstead, PhD. Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Professor of Neurological Surgery, RIRC “Stem-Cell Based Approaches to Treat Spinal Cord Injury” … Continue reading

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Leif A. Havton, MD, PhD – Presents at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. Leif A. Havton, MD, PhD Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Depts. of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, Neurology, and Anatomy & … Continue reading

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Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD. – Presents at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD Professor of Neurosciences, Director of the Center for Neural Repair, UC San Diego “Neural Stem Cells for … Continue reading

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Aileen Anderson, PhD. – Presents at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. Aileen Anderson, PhD. Associate Professor, Reeve-Irvine Research Center “Stem Cell Strategies for Spinal Cord Injury: Managing the Microenvironment” Dr. Anderson investigates … Continue reading

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Translation of Stem Cell Based Therapies

Hans Keirstead, PhD Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Neurological Surgery, University of California at Irvine Reeve-Irvine Research Center Additional Information:

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Barriers to Translation Research: A Cautionary Tale

H. Richard Winn, M.D Director of Neurosurgery, Lenox Hill Hospital Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine  

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Spinal Cord Injury Research Begins A Necessary Focused Transition.

In reviewing the current state of affairs with chronic paralysis research, some interesting facts and issues need to be addressed and accessed within the community. Questions arise about the extent, focus and costs of paralysis research and the recent discoveries … Continue reading

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The Reality of Stem Cell Research

video-player Lawrence Goldstein PhD Medical Background Spinal cord injury (SCI) resulting from accidents, gunshots or other traumas is a tragedy that affects hundreds of thousands of people of all ages. Vehicular accidents cause about 44% of these injuries. Nearly one-quarter … Continue reading

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Spinal Cord Injury—Innovation Measured in Decades, Not Headlines

This blog column is about how short-sighted we have become about medical innovation–where it comes from, when it becomes noteworthy and the reality that headlines drive our perception rather than the long, hard work of discovery. Understandably, the column has … Continue reading

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