David Prast in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

David Prast Achievement Award launched

In partnership with Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA), we are excited to announce the launch of The David Prast Achievement Award. In memory of the very remarkable Mr David Prast, the Award celebrates his dedication and pursuit of excellence and…

The Neilson Foundation makes major donation in support of spinal cord injury research

We are pleased to announce the ongoing support of the Neilson Foundation which has donated a further significant gift towards SpinalCure’s quest for a cure. Funding from Mr Kerr Neilson and the Neilson Foundation has been pivotal in bringing neurostimulation…
Sam Bloom at NeuRA trying neurostimulation

eWalk trial study lead, Simon Gandevia, explains the trial and the vision

Professor Simon Gandevia of NeuRA, lead scientist on the eWalk neurostimulation trial, explains how this gold standard trial is aiming to improve walking and other functions in people with incomplete spinal cord injury. This research was instigated by SpinalCure, and…

June 2021: Spinal cord injury research update

We are at an exciting point with cure-related spinal cord injury research in Australia, with our landmark gold standard eWalk trial beginning. Great progress is also being made in other areas. Dollars are the major hurdle in expanding trials and access…
Physiotherapist with trial participant

Landmark trial aims to help people with spinal cord injury walk again

Wednesday 2 June, Sydney, Australia: Australian researchers are embarking on a landmark international trial which aims to help people with spinal cord injury walk again. Led by researchers at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and primarily funded by SpinalCure Australia and…