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Engineered Neuroplasticity for Spinal Cord Rehabilitation

“Engineered Neuroplasticity for Spinal Cord Rehabilitation” by Chet Moritz, PhD, PT (University of Washington), at the 7th Annual International Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation.  

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Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic SCI

In this presentation, Dr.Alicia Fuhrman in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, explains the complex and rapidly expanding field of stem cell medicine. She begins by clarifying what stem cells are and how they are used in different … Continue reading

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NeuroFutures 2016 Chet Moritz

Neuroprosthetic strategies to improve function after brain and spinal cord injury. Dr. Chet Moritz University of Washington

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Bioelectronic devices to improve quality of life after SCI

Bioelectronic devices that record and stimulate the brain, spinal cord or peripheral nerves have potential to dramatically improve function after injury or disease. For example, brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) can extract the intention to move by recording directly from the brain, … Continue reading

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Restoring function after spinal cord injury: New research in neural stimulation

What is the latest research in neural stimulation to restore function after paralysis? Dr. Chet Moritz from the University of Washington Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Physiology and Biology discusses strategies for restoring voluntary control of arm or leg movement … Continue reading

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Advances in SCI Treatment with Drs. Tator and Horner

Spinal cord injury (SCI) remains one of the most vexing unanswered disorders affecting human kind. While the cure for spinal cord injury remains elusive to date, important advancements into optimizing recovery potential for certain injury subtypes and outcomes of SCI … Continue reading

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