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Louis and Harold Price Foundation boosts SCI work at the Dr. Daniel Lu Laboratory with $3M gift

From the UCLA Newsroom “The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has received a $3 million gift from The Louis and Harold Price Foundation to support the spinal cord work of Dr. Daniel Lu, associate professor of neurosurgery and … Continue reading

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UCLA researchers find a way to repair nerve damage with stem cells

UCLA researchers have developed a way to use stem cells to help potentially rebuild damaged spinal cords. In a study published in January, researchers in the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research established a way … Continue reading

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UCLA looks at Ambroxol to enhanced CNS repair

UCLA NEWSROOM FULL ARTICLE: Whether or not nerve cells are able to regrow after injury depends on their location in the body. Injured nerve cells in the peripheral nervous system, such as those in the arms and legs, can recover … Continue reading

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Overground Stepping in an Exoskeleton after non-invasive spinal cord stimulation

ABSTRACT: We asked whether coordinated voluntary movement of the lower limbs could be regained in an individual having been completely paralyzed (>4 yr) and completely absent of vision (>15 yr) using a novel strategy – transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation at … Continue reading

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Five men undergo non-invasive (transcutaneous) stimulation research at UCLA laboratory

In a study conducted at UCLA, five men who had been completely paralyzed were able to move their legs in a rhythmic motion thanks to a new, noninvasive procedure that stimulates the spinal cord. It is believed to be the … Continue reading

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Promising Research to Restore Hand Function at UCLA

Daniel Lu, MD, and Reggie Edgerton, MD, recently received a five-year grant to explore new therapies for patients with spinal cord injuries from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. Dr. Lu and Dr. Edgerton are researchers at the … Continue reading

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Epidural Stimulation Future Trials and Commercial Planning

Nick Terrafranca is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of NeuroRecovery Technologies Inc. He has led the company from inception through seed funding and the launch of commercial development of their break-through technology; and is now steering the company through Series … Continue reading

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Dr. V. Reggie Edgerton – Strategies for recovery of neuromotor function

V. Reggie Edgerton, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Distinguished Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles. Strategies for capitalizing on a new window of opportunity for recovery of neuromotor function. Published on Nov 26, … Continue reading

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