Patients are more prone to infections and their functional recovery is impaired. Scientists have now discovered the cause of this immunodeficiency.
Michael Sofroniew is a master of observation and deduction, he always asks questions and gets to the bottom of things. We interviewed a really likeable and intelligent man...
This years spinal cord injury and neurotrauma summer school will take place between 1st and 6th July in Glagow, Scotland. Find all details here.
Prognosis after spinal cord injuries are very variable. Scientists develop a new possibility to predict the future recovery of patients.
After a spinal injury, a scar forms. Researchers now found that functional recovery can be promoted by inhibiting the formation of connective tissue.
Free radicals have long been associated with tissue damage. A new study shows that they also promote regeneration.
Vitamin D insufficiency has several negative consequences for spinal cord injured individuals. Vieri Failli, biologist, gives some insights into the topic.
After a spinal cord injury, epidural stimulation can restore some movement. A research team in Switzerland is now going one-step further.
Fall off your bike and they say you should climb right back on. For Steven Dowd, that proved the greatest challenge imaginable
In various experiments, scientists have found that descendants of stem cells can make new connections
in the injury sites. Now a team from California has discovered a new crucial piece of the puzzle.
spinal cord injury patients suffer from bladder problems? Our colleague Wolfgang Illek is quadriplegic and knows why.
A list of 20 points was created in Canada to help family physicians to follow the health of individuals with a spinal cord injury.