Category: ‘Research for a Cure’


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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RhoA Protein Function Identified in Nerve Cell Development

Posted on November 4th, 2019

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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GTX Medical and NeuroRecovery Merge to Push Spinal Cord Implant for Paralysis

Posted on October 23rd, 2019

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

Posted on October 4th, 2019

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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New Restrictions Put Fetal Tissue Research in the Balance

Posted on September 24th, 2019

Fetal tissue has led to vital biomedical research advances, but new restrictions may severely curb both its use and scientific progress, says UCSD distinguished professor Lawrence S. B. Goldstein.

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