The Spinal Cord Injury Research Facility

The Spinal Cord Injury Research Facility

The gene therapy created within the Spinal Cord Injury Research Facility by PhD student Jarred Griffin is making significant strides. “While this image may just look like squiggles, it is in fact the single most important image I have captured over the last...
Merry Christmas from CatWalk

Merry Christmas from CatWalk

The CatWalk office will be closed from 5pm Thursday 21st December and re-opening 8.30am Monday 15th January 2018. Emails to info@catwalk.org.nz will be checked regularly throughout this time. Thank you for your support in 2017 and best wishes for a safe and happy...
Access Mat at Mt Maunganui

Access Mat at Mt Maunganui

Mt Maunganui is leading the country in rolling out an access mat, enabling wheelchair access to the beach. Sixty metres of the 1.5 metre-wide polyester matting, that works well on soft sand and undulating surfaces, has just been rolled out at Mt Maunganui ready for...
Epithelial stem cells can treat spinal cord injury

Epithelial stem cells can treat spinal cord injury

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 250,000 to 500,000 people suffer from spinal cord injuries each year. A lot of these injuries are due to preventable causes, such as car crashes and falls. Spinal cord injuries often lead to mental disorders,...