Spinal Cord Injury News

A collection of posts on news, information and resources for those with spinal cord injuries.


Transforming Thoughts to Movement Offers New Hope for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

A team of researchers at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and the Miller School of Medicine is using a brain-machine interface to help restore function in paralysis patients after spinal cord injury.

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Posted in Clinical Trials and Studies, Research for a Cure on November 5th, 2019.

RhoA Protein Function Identified in Nerve Cell Development

Abstract image of three pink and white vertical neurons over blue background with nervous cells.

A recent study has revealed new findings about nerve cell development that could help to facilitate future treatment options for spinal cord injuries.

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Posted in Research for a Cure on November 4th, 2019.
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GTX Medical and NeuroRecovery Merge to Push Spinal Cord Implant for Paralysis

Two companies focused on restoring movement and the ability to walk in patients with paralysis and spinal cord injuries have announced plans to combine their neuromodulation expertise.

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Posted in Research for a Cure on October 23rd, 2019.

Intel and Brown University Research will Use AI to Treat Spinal Cord Injuries

With $6.3 million in DARPA funding, Intel, Brown and other partners will work on building the AI-driven hardware and software needed to treat spinal cord injuries.

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Researchers from Brown University and Intel Corp. are working together to develop new artificial intelligence-based technologies aimed at helping victims of spinal injuries walk again.

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Posted in Research for a Cure on October 4th, 2019.

United Spinal Helps Pass Resolution Designating September as Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

United Spinal Association played a key role in championing a resolution that passed the U.S. Senate designating September 2019 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.

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Posted in General SCI and Human Interest on September 25th, 2019.

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