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The CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Research Trust raises funds to support the body of scientific opinion which says a cure for SCI will be found. Our goal is to enable SCI sufferers to walk again – we want people out of wheelchairs and back on their feet.
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Houston, TX (Scicasts) – The combination of graphene nanoribbons made with a process developed at Rice University and a common polymer could someday be of critical importance to healing damaged spinal cords in people, according to Rice chemist James Tour. The...read more
CLINICAL TRIAL ASSESSES EFFICACY OF EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT IN INDIVIDUALS WITH CERVICAL SPINAL CORD INJURY
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20160914/Clinical-trial-assesses-efficacy-of-experimental-treatment-in-individuals-with-cervical-spinal-cord-injury.aspx Physicians at Rush University Medical Center became the first in Illinois to inject AST-OPC1 (oligodendrocyte...read more
By Katy Griggs – Research Assistant and PhD student, Loughborough University The body is able to maintain a stable core body temperature in a range of environments. This process – called thermoregulation – balances heat production and heat loss to the...read more