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…

Experimental drug restores some bladder function after spinal cord injury

Researchers from Ohio State University have tested a drug that is showing promising results to improve bladder function after a spinal cord injury. After a month-long treatment after spinal cord injury in mice, bladder volume decreased significantly to a level…

Melbourne research team aim to develop a bionic spinal cord

MELBOURNE scientists are developing a “bionic spinal cord” to allow paralysed spinal cord and stroke patients to control robotic limbs by thought. The ambitious $2.5m project, which is being financially backed by the US military and Australian Government, aims to…