For many years, stem cells have been the main talking point in discussions about the future of medicine. But what exactly are stem cells, how are they obtained and how do we hope to benefit from them?
In honor of Wings for Life, reigning National League MVP and World Series hero Kris Bryant recently shined a light on spinal cord research by allowing artists to customize three pairs of game footwear.
The Wings for Life World Run is back! On May 6, 2018, we want as many people as possible to take part with organised app runs.
It makes a difference in the recovery whether a woman or a man is afflicted by a spinal cord injury. Vieri Failli, biologist, gives some insights into the topic.
Researchers discovered how acute spinal cord injury paralyses the immune system and were able
to restore it experimentally.
Our supporters help us in many different ways. In the last few weeks, they cycled, ran and dressed up, anything to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.
Researchers from Harvard found that a combination of proteins brought axons of the corticospinal tract to outgrow and sprout.
…patients with spinal cord injuries often suffer from excruciating pain? Our colleague Wolfgang Illek is quadriplegic and knows why.
How does Wings for Life decide on supporting a new research project? How much does such a project cost? And when do researchers deliver their initial findings? CEO International Anita Gerhardter has all the answers.
Here is the story of our second clay pigeon shoot, which saw devoted individuals raising over £115,000 for spinal cord research.
Thanks to our generous donors and the many participants at the Wings for Life World Run, we were able to pledge our support to 25 new projects this year.
Exciting results from a French research team: a crustacean molecule helps repair the injured spinal cord.