Neurostimulation helps three paralysed people walk again

In a world first, researchers at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, have used epidural neurostimulation to help two paralysed people to walk again. The study used a combination of locomotor training and electrical stimulation to help regenerate communication between the…

Spinal cord injury – it's not what you think

To the uninitiated, a spinal cord injury often means simply ‘not being able to walk’. The reality? It’s much worse. Today is World Spinal Cord Injury Day, an important, international day to bring awareness to a condition that many people don’t…

An update from the frontier of spinal cord injury research

The 3rd Annual SpinalCure Australia Symposium on Frontiers in SCI Research was held 24 August 2018 at the Queensland Brain Institute. SCA believes strongly that uniting scientific minds to share research outcomes and progress can help accelerate the path to the…

The Neilson Foundation donates a further $500,000 to fund research

  We are pleased to announce that The Neilson Foundation has donated a further $500,000 towards spinal cord injury research. SpinalCure Australia CEO, Duncan Wallace met with philanthropist, Kerr Neilson to thank him for the donation and to update…

Breakthrough treatment lets man with spinal cord injury stand and move legs

Andrew Meas who had a complete C6/7 spinal cord injury has regained the ability to INDEPENDENTLY stand up and move his legs without the aid of an electrical stimulator! Over the last few years, Electrical stimulation to restore motor function…

SpinalCure receives a grant from The Honda Foundation

We are pleased to announce that SpinalCure has received a $6,015 grant from The Honda Foundation. The Honda Foundation proudly supports organisations that are focused on helping others and in the promotion of innovation and new technologies. This grant will…
Racing for Research lunch 2017

Racing for Research lunch raises close to $15,000

We are excited to announce that close to $15,000 was raised from our Inaugural Racing for Research lunch! The event co-hosted by SpinalCure and Spinal Cord Injuries Australia was held on 2nd September at the picturesque grounds of the Royal Randwick…

Second annual Lloyd's trivia night a win for SCI research

  Many thanks to our partners, Lloyd’s Australia, who held their second annual Trivia Night last week in support of SpinalCure. With many glasses on wine consumed and many great prizes on offer, the Lloyd’s Australia Community dug deep and over…

SpinalCure gets a Spine Tingling boost thanks to Canberra community

Photos: Ashley St George If you’ve ever wondered about the power of individual effort and community support – “how much difference can one person really make?”- this is a story for you! SpinalCure was very pleased earlier this year to be…