Spinal Cord Injury News

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


Comcast Launches Eye-Control for the Television

Xfinity X1 customers with physical disabilities can now use their eyes to change the channel, set a recording or search for a show.

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Posted in Assistive Technology on June 17th, 2019.

Kessler foundation receives $1 million to study novel treatments for spinal cord injury

Tim Reynolds, co-founder of Wall Street’s Jane Street Capital, funds new avenue of research at the Center for Spinal Stimulation at Kessler Foundation

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Posted in Research for a Cure on June 7th, 2019.

Voice Control on Mac / iOS

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Posted in Assistive Technology on June 5th, 2019.

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

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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Posted in Clinical Trials and Studies, General SCI and Human Interest on May 31st, 2019.

InVivo Therapeutics Announces Enrollment of INSPIRE 2.0 Study

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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Posted in Clinical Trials and Studies on May 29th, 2019.

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