Category: ‘Clinical Trials and Studies’


NeuroRegen Scaffold Transplantation Brings Hope to Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Posted on September 10th, 2021

A joint group of Chinese scientists has recently confirmed the safety and preliminary effective of NeuroRegen Scaffold transplantation for spinal cord injury repair. Results were published in Science China Life Sciences.

NeuroRegen Scaffold transplantation
NeuroRegen Scaffold transplantation (Image by IGDB)

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

Posted on November 5th, 2019

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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Experimental Spinal Cord Treatment Helps Texas Man Regain Some Motion After Paralyzing Accident

Posted on May 31st, 2019

Kent Stephenson is on a treadmill, working to put one foot in front of the other as a team of trainers helps guide his legs. There’s a harness holding him upright, but Stephenson is, in a sense, walking again — 10 years after a motocross accident left him paralyzed.

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InVivo Therapeutics Announces Enrollment of INSPIRE 2.0 Study

Posted on May 29th, 2019

InVivo Therapeutics Announces Enrollment of First Two Patients into the INSPIRE 2.0 Study for the Treatment of Acute Spinal Cord Injury

InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. today announced that the first two patients have been enrolled into The INSPIRE 2.0 Study: InVivo Study of Probable Benefit of the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ for Safety and Neurologic Recovery in Subjects with Complete Thoracic AIS A Spinal Cord Injury).

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New trial offers new hope for those with spinal cord injuries

Posted on January 25th, 2014

A Winnipeg paramedic has become the first Canadian to take part in an international clinical trial involving the treatment of spinal cord injuries using stem cells.

Alex Petric was injured last year during a winter vacation in Panama.

“I misjudged the water and just dove in,” the 29-year-old recalls. “I hit shallow water and became paralyzed immediately.”

Petric, now a paraplegic, became involved with the trial just four months after his injury.

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