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  • Gene therapy could restore hand function after spinal cord injury

    London, June 17 - Researchers have tested a new gene therapy that has shown potential to help people with spinal cord injuries to re-learn skilled hand movements. People with spinal cord injury often lose the ability to perform everyday actions th more...

  • Gene therapy restores hand function after spinal cord injury in rats

    Researchers at King's College London have shown that rats with spinal cord injuries can re-learn skilled hand movements after being treated with a gene therapy. People with spinal cord injury often lose the ability to perform everyday actions more...

  • Possible new treatment for spinal cord injuries identified in animal studies

    A potential new drug therapy for spinal cord injuries has been identified by researchers at Purdue University. The drug was identified by Riyi Shi, professor in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Weldon Sc more...

  • Stem Cell Derived Nerve Cells Improve Breathing in Rats with Spinal Cord Injuries

    Researchers at Drexel University College of Medicine and the University of Texas at Austin were able to treat rats that have spinal cord injury with neurons grown in a petri dish. The animals, whose breathing abilities were severely stifled by the more...

  • Quadriplegic woman with newborn pleads with Immigration Canada for temporary visa for fiance

    At around 1 a.m. everyday, Kuen Tang's fiancA© in China calls her to wake her up. He's calling to make sure she turns in her bed.

  • Researchers repair acute spinal cord injury in monkeys

    CST tracking with unilateral BDA injections. A diagram of BDA injections in uninjured and NT3-chitosan monkeys.

  • Stem Cell-Based Phase I Trial to Repair Spinal Cord Injuries Produces Encouraging Results

    Writing in the June 1 issue of Cell Stem Cell , researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that a first-in-human phase I clinical trial in which neural stem cells were transplanted into participants with chronic sp more...

  • Stem cell-based phase I trial to repair spinal cord injuries produces encouraging results

    Writing in the June 1 issue of Cell Stem Cell , researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that a first-in-human phase I clinical trial in which neural stem cells were transplanted into participants with chronic sp more...

  • Stem cell-based phase I trial to repair spinal cord injuries produces encouraging results

    Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte from the immune system of a healthy donor. Credit: NIAID Writing in the June 1 issue of Cell Stem Cell , researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that a first- more...