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Dr. Paul J. Reier presents at Working 2 Walk 2017

This Working 2 Walk 2017 video was taken in Miami Florida. Dr. Reier explained how electrical stimulation to activate silent neural circuits could be used to enhance spinal cord repair. Dr. Reier’s research addresses spinal cord injury (SCI) and repair with … Continue reading

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Behind the Rick Hansen Foundation

There are questions about the financial stewardship of this charity… By David Baines, Postmedia News On the evening of May 22, 2012, a star-studded cast gathered at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver for the grand finale of the 25th anniversary … 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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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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What The Community Wants To Know! Dr. Ravi Bellamkonda, Dr. Jerry Silver, Damodar Thapa PT and Bob Yant Answer Questions About the CSPG Roadblock 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. Ravi Bellamkonda ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Dr. Jerry Silver ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Damodar Thapa PT.

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From Goldman Sachs to Walkabout Foundation: Carolina Gonzalez-Bunster

What limits and borders are we faced with as individuals, as a society? Who or what defines these boundaries? What are the results of these demarcations — demarcations as barriers that may even result in scientific and artistic limitations to … Continue reading

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Dr. Ravi Bellamkonda, 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. Ravi Bellamkonda, PHD. Walter H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology “Are CNS axons being GAG’ed? Alleviating CS-GAG … 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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Dr. Michael Fehlings – bioengineered strategies for cervical spinal cord injury and chronic SCI

Michael Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Gerald and Tootsie Halbert Chair in Neural Repair and Regeneration, Medical Director, Krembil Neuroscience Center. Stem cells and bioengineered strategies for cervical spinal cord injury. Published on Nov … Continue reading

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Dr. Oswald Steward, 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. “Regenerating Functions that Mediate Motor Function after Spinal Cord Injury” Dr. Steward’s research focuses on how nerve cells create and maintain … Continue reading

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