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Engineering Human Pluripotent Stem Cells for the Study & Treatment of Neurological Disorders and Diseases

The concept of a stem cell was first proposed by the German biologist Ernst Haeckel to describe how multicellular organisms are derived from a unicellular organism. In the almost 150 years that have passed since Haeckel’s initial proposal, the works … Continue reading

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SCI and Stem Cell Clinical Trials: What’s the Latest?

In this Google Hangout, Jane Lebkowski, PhD, president of research and development at Asterias Biotherapeutics, and Kevin Whittlesey, PhD, a CIRM science officer discuss the latest progress in stem cell-based research for treatment of spinal cord injury. Asterias has a … Continue reading

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Dr. Arthur Brown, PhD – Targeting gene regulation to promote plasticity and repair.

Dr. Arthur Brown, PhD, Scientist, Robarts Research Institute, Associate Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Western University. Targeting gene regulation to promote plasticity and repair in the injured spinal cord. Published on Nov 26, 2012 by WesternUniversity

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Dr. Alex Aimetti, 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. Alex Aimetti, PhD, R & D Manager, Biomaterials, InVivo Therapeutics. Dr. Aimetti joined InVivo Therapeutics in April 2012 from MITs Langer … Continue reading

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Working 2 Walk 2012 Science and Advocacy Symposium video presentations from Unite 2 Fight Paralysis will debut online!

Unite 2 Fight Paralysis hosted the annual Working 2 Walk Science and Advocacy Symposium in Irvine California for 2012. If you share our mission and goals, please consider making a donation that will help us continue this desperately needed work. … Continue reading

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Neural Adaptations To a Brain-Machine – Neural Prosthesis Seminar at Case Western Reserve University

September 20, 2012 Jose M. Carmena, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute Dept. of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences University of California, Berkeley Abstract: Brain-machine interface (BMI) systems have enormous potential to improve the quality of life for large … Continue reading

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Neural Stem Cells Regenerate Axons in Severe Spinal Cord Injury

New relay circuits, formed across sites of complete spinal transaction, result in functional recovery in rats. Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD, professor in the UC San Diego Department of Neurosciences and director of the UCSD Center for Neural Repair will be … Continue reading

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