Community Ambassador of the Year

The Community Ambassador of the Year competition has been developed to identify people who are actively supporting and promoting SpinalCure values, such as bringing awareness of spinal cord injury, supporting or funding cure-related research, and/or participating in activities that aim to raise funds.

Health Minister Brad Hazzard and Treasurer Dominic Perrottet officially open the SCI Research Centre

NSW Minister Hazzard and Treasurer Perrottet announce the successful applications for the NSW Government’s $15m investment in SCI research.

SpinalCure was pleased to initiate and work with the NSW Government to establish this $15million grant round. Fifteen applications were received by the NSW Office of Health and Medical Research and assessed by an international panel of SCI researchers. The…
Josh Young

Josh Young

Josh was in a mountain bike accident a few years ago, which left him paralysed from the waist down. His recovery was lengthy, with several surgeries along the way. But he continues to amaze everyone around him with his positivity and…

Current state of transcutaneous neurostimulation research for SCI

A team of researchers from the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy, Minnesota, has released an overview of the current state of research of transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation for voluntary movement after spinal cord injury. See the paper

Restoring the sense of touch to a 'complete' quadriplegic using a brain-computer interface

For the first time, a team of scientists, doctors and researchers led by Battelle and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have demonstrated that a person with a clinically complete spinal cord injury (SCI) can use a brain-computer interface…

Ward off respiratory problems by exercising breathing muscles

Those with quadriplegia can exercise their inspiratory muscles to reduce respiratory complications — important results from a clinical trial by Dr Claire Boswell-Ruys and the team at NeuRA — especially in light of the current pandemic.  Respiratory complications remain a…