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Medicine Lecture: Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves Documentary

The Great Courses | Understanding the Human Body: An Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology The spinal cord is a long, thin, tubular bundle of nervous tissue and support cells that extends from the brain (the medulla oblongata specifically). The brain … Continue reading

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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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Clinical trials on the horizon – Spinal Research invests in potential treatment for spinal cord injury

Spinal Research has committed £150,000 to develop a potential treatment for spinal cord injury in order to take it to clinical trials with paralysed volunteers. Chondroitinase is a bacterial enzyme that is able to break down the scar tissue that … Continue reading

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Getting a grip on hand function at Dalhousie University

Professor and neurosurgeon Dr. Rob Brownstone and postdoctoral fellow Dr. Tuan Bui have identified the spinal cord circuit that controls the hands’ ability to grasp. The world’s leading neuroscience journal, Neuron, published the breakthrough finding in its latest issue. The … 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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Accelerating Medical Discoveries at Robart Research with Dr. Arthur Brown

Dr. Arthur Brown discusses his passion for spinal cord injury research, what his lab is currently working on and how he hopes to see his research impact spinal cord injury in the future.  The body’s response to spinal cord injury … 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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What the Community Wants to Know! Aileen Anderson PhD, Stephen Huhn MD and Dr Thomas Answer Questions about StemCells Inc.

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. Aileen Anderson PhD,  Stephen Huhn MD, Dr. Jonathan Thomas answer questions about the StemCells Inc. human clinical trial in Zurich.

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What The Community Wants To Know! Dr. Justin Brown and Dr. Jerry Silver Answer Questions About Building Bridges and Restored Function at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Dr. Justin M. Brown ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Dr. Jerry Silver

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