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Tiny spinal cord stimulator could improve access to treatment

A tiny inflatable spinal cord stimulator has been developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge with the aim of making spinal cord stimulation more practical and accessible. While the device was developed for people with back or leg pain,…
Do the Narna's trainer Daniel Bowman

‘Doing the Narna’ for spinal cord injury research

Tony Robinson, part-owner of gelding Do The Narna, has generously promised to give all his profits from the gelding’s racing career to SpinalCure. Tony is a great mate to SpinalCure Australia Director Gary Allsop, who he calls ‘the great persuader’.…

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…
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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…
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SpinalCure Ambassador Sam Bloom wins Gold at 2020 AmpSurf ISA World Para Surfing Championship

Everyone here at SpinalCure was overjoyed to hear that our Ambassador Sam Bloom won gold at the 2020 AmpSurf ISA World Para Surf Championship in La Jolla, California.  Everyone here at SpinalCure was overjoyed to hear that our Ambassador Sam…
A/Prof Marc Ruitenberg

Rejuvenating the immune system supports brain repair after injury, study finds

A breakthrough Australian study has brought about a major paradigm shift in our understanding of the immediate and chronic inflammatory changes that occur following an injury to the central nervous system, i.e. the brain and spinal cord.   A/Professor Marc…

Watch the video: SpinalCure founders look back at the journey towards a cure

When SpinalCure was founded 25 years ago, the idea that a cure for spinal cord injury could one day be found was simply inconceivable. Thanks to advances in neuromodulation, cell treatments, inflammation control and technology that can bridge the gap…

NSW Spinal Cord Injury Research Grants now open for applications

The NSW Office for Health and Medical Research is now accepting applications for their NSW Spinal Cord Injury Research Grants, which are the result of intense advocacy work by SpinalCure Australia and its supporters.  Grants up to $2.5 million will…
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SpinalCure supports petition calling for NDIS access for people over 65

SpinalCure Australia would like to circulate the petition to the House of Representatives to call for legislative changes to “eliminate discrimination of older people with a disability”.  Older people are unable to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) after…