Global SCI Research News (page 37)

Cure related research news from around the world

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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Bone marrow holds key to stem cell breakthrough

University of Western researchers are using human bone marrow stem cells to promote an endogenous host response after spinal cord injury, by isolating stromal cells found in a patient’s own bone marrow and transplanting them back into the injury site…

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