Camila Quel de Oliveira

SpinalCure Scientist series: Dr Quel de Oliveira talks SCI research and robotics

SpinalCure speaks to Dr Camila Quel de Oliveira, the lead researcher on a study testing the feasibility of robotics-assisted game-based arm and hand rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury (SCI). This study is funded by SpinalCure, due to its potential…
Image of Gwenyth in the garden with red tulips

Gwenyth MacNamara’s generous legacy

Gwenyth MacNamara’s great passions in life were her family, St Kilda football club and horse racing.  She also lived much of her life with debilitating back pain after a car accident followed up with a laminectomy, which probably wasn’t very…
Keith Evans, SpinalCure supporter

SpinalCure supporter profile: Keith’s close call

At 87 years old, Keith Evans was inspired to make his first donation to SpinalCure after reading ‘Penguin Bloom’. The Bloom’s honest true story of how their world is turned upside down after a near-fatal accident leaves Sam paralysed. Upon…
Kerr Neilson

The lecture that convinced Neilson to back spinal research

Article reproduced with kind permission from the Australian Financial Review. By Jill Margo, Health Editor. When it comes to spinal cord injuries, people hesitate to use the word “cure”. But this didn’t deter billionaire Kerr Neilson, who for idiosyncratic and…