A spinal cord injury resembles a natural disaster. It causes nerve and glial cells to die. But that's not all.
Neuroscientists from the USA showed that the combination of neural stem cell grafts and rehabilitation promotes better recovery in chronic, severe spinal cord injury models.
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Intermittent fasting alters the gut bacteria activity and increases nerve regeneration and recovery after spinal cord injury.
Our new Wings for Life collection is here – 100% of the proceeds go to spinal cord research.
The new web platform Neurosurveillance enables the analysis of many clinical data.
Wolfgang Illek has been paralysed from the neck down ever since a cycling accident that happened 18 years ago. What does his daily routine look like, you ask? Like this!
Thanks to our donors and the participants in the Wings for Life World Run, we are able to financially support 17 new projects this year.
Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans, a certain compound consisting of glucose and proteins, are known inhibitors of regeneration. Removing now showed also a positive effect on inflammation after injury.
…that many paralysed people cannot sweat? Our colleague Wolfgang explains why and how that affects his body functions.
For the benefit of spinal cord research, the reigning World Champion is donating his original Austrian GP helmet.
Injury is shutting down the neural circuits contained in the spinal cord. Treatments should focus on turning those switches permanently ON.