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Scientific Meetings 2017

Scientific Meetings 2017

Researchers exchange their knowledge on congresses, symposia, and meetings. Here is the scientific event calendar for 2017.

Cell research: regeneration, not blocking

Cell research: regeneration, not blocking

How can one convert harmful cells into useful ones? A Munich-based stem cell expert and a neurobiologist from Stockholm have dedicated their research to finding the answer.

Cotswold Outdoor give their 5p-bag donations to us

Cotswold Outdoor give their 5p-bag donations to us

Since October 2015 our corporate partner Cotswold Outdoor has generated over £25,500 through this initiative. And there's much more to our partnership than just that.

"We wanted to spread the word"

"We wanted to spread the word"

Prior to the Wings for Life World Run, sports specialist Profeet, hosted a Wings for Life World Run teaser event complete with ‘catcher bikes’.

‘‘We want to move people‘‘

‘‘We want to move people‘‘

Peter Oppermann raffled off one of his unique Electro-Bikes for us. Now the CMO of the BAYK AG Regensburg, Germany plans the next steps.

The real weight of infections

The real weight of infections

Almost half of the patients develop an infection shortly after their spinal cord injury. This, unfortunately, leads to a long lasting diminished recovery.

“The Smallest Improvement is a Success”

“The Smallest Improvement is a Success”

Physiotherapist Richard Altenberger has been treating patients with spinal cord injuries for almost 40 years and accompanies them through their toughest moments. The interview.

Christmas was something really special for me ...

Christmas was something really special for me ...

A letter from Hannes Kinigadner.

Christmas fundraising and awareness raising ideas

Christmas fundraising and awareness raising ideas

Make the most out of the Christmas season and raise funds for Wings for Life. Here are some inspirations.

November Finds

November Finds

The touching story of an Australian two-time world champion BMX rider or an awesome video of the Canadian Paralympic Committee. We’ve come across a range of topics to share with you this month.

Breathtaking Study

Breathtaking Study

At an American university, patients with incomplete spinal cord injuries are treated with targeted doses of reduced oxygen. This treatment allows them to increase their mobility.

Running in the Dark 2016

Running in the Dark 2016

As darkness fell on the evening of 16th November a global community of people came together in 50 cities worldwide to help support The Mark Pollock Trust in their mission to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.