Tag Archives: U2FP

Giving Tuesday for Unite 2 Fight Paralysis

U2FP has a bucket list of possible projects to get this community moving toward greater participation, including things like expanded education, data collection, increased partnering, and organizing advocate activities. We can’t undertake any of these projects without your help, however. … Continue reading

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The Working 2 Walk Experience Can Be Yours!

Scientists and advocates talk about the power of collaboration and networking at the Working 2 Walk Symposium. Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel & Conference Center The 2014 Working 2 Walk Symposium will be held at the spacious and accessible Hilton adjacent … Continue reading

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Working 2 Walk 2013 Video Presentations

Every year the Working 2 Walk Science and Advocacy Symposium takes place, thanks to the Unite 2 Fight Paralysis organization. This year the gathering took place in Boston, MA. Like previous years, this conference staged researchers and biotech companies performing … Continue reading

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W2W Live Blog 2013

For anyone unable to attend the Working 2 Walk 2013 Science and Advocacy Symposium in Boston, you can follow along with the live blog HERE: Take a few minutes to click around the site and get familiar with the definitions, … 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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Dr. Murray Blackmore receives $90K for critical equipment to help cure paralysis

Murray Blackmore, an assistant professor in the College of Health Sciences, received a $90,000 grant to continue research on therapeutic genes that he hopes will aid spinal cord regeneration. Unite 2 Fight Paralysis, an organization run by and for people … 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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Neuralstem Receives FDA Approval for Chronic SCI Trial

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that it received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to commence a Phase I safety trial of its lead cell therapy candidate, NSI-566, … Continue reading

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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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