Researchers in the US found that astrocytes can help repair a spinal cord injury. Now there is new knowledge about a regulating factor.
A spinal cord injury destroys the connections between the brain and the spinal cord. Swiss scientists might have found a way to restore a bypass of the injury and restore some functions.
This year´s Wings for Life World Run was full of overwhelming and awesome moments. Here are just a few of our favorites.
Over 100,000 registered runners and wheelchair participants. More than 200 locations across 66 countries. 934,484 km globally. All for spinal cord research.
You cannot make it on May 6 but want to see the whole world running? No problem.
Wings for Life held its annual Scientific Meeting in Austria at the end of April. Here is a brief insight into some important developments.
Have you decided whether you will join us at the Wings for Life World Run on May 6th? Here are some good reasons why you should.
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.