“Exciting discovery” from SpinalCure Fellow could lead to new treatments for acute SCI

Rapid treatment with a new anti-inflammatory could have a major impact on recovery from spinal cord injury, SpinalCure Fellow Dr Marc Ruitenberg and PhD student Ms Faith Brennan (now Dr Brennan) have found. They made the discovery during laboratory trials with an experimental drug.

The research was published in the Journal of Neuroscience and was considered outstanding enough to get the cover spot!

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Inflammation after spinal cord injury. Image source: Ms Faith Brennan (UQ School of Biomedical Sciences) and Mr Luke Hammond (UQ Queensland Brain Institute).

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