Global SCI Research News (page 36)

Cure related research news from around the world

Amniotic fluid offers alternative stem cell source

British researchers have announced that stem cells taken from amniotic fluid can be transformed into a more versatile state similar to embryonic stem cells and may offer an alternative to the medically valuable but controversial cells. They have achieved this…

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Rats walking again after spinal cord injury

Neuroprosthetics and robot rehabilitation wake up the ‘spinal brain’ and restore voluntary movement This breakthrough result from the laboratory of Grégoire Courtine at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EFPL) in Switzerland was published today in Science Magazine. In this study…

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New clinical trial for acute SCI

A clinical trial is underway by the US based, Japanese owned firm Asubio for their SUN13837 molecule. This trial is for acute (new) cervical injuries. They are hoping for an incredible 2-level improvement in quadriplegic patients. The difference this would…

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