Dormant cells located at the center of our spinal cord could have the potential to improve healing after an injury. This was recently found out by a research team in Uruguay.
Coronavirus is keeping the whole world in suspense. Especially in danger are people within a certain age group and with previous illnesses. The latter also include patients with a spinal cord injury.
It is with a heavy heart but - given the current public health concerns - we have decided to cancel all thirteen Flagship Runs and all Organized Runs with the App.
Perfusion pressure plays a fundamental role in acute spinal cord injury. Scientists point out how important individual monitoring concepts are.
Researchers in Texas are developing a therapy for a whole range of neurological diseases – including spinal cord injuries. Their focus is a nerve with truly astounding capabilities
that spinal cord injury patients have to endure spasms? Our colleague Wolfgang has been paralysed from the neck down following and knows more.
Neurologist Zhigang He is one of the first people to succeed in regrowing nerve fibres with the help of a specific molecule. We sat down for a chat with the highly respected top scientist
what a functional hand is? Our colleague Wolfgang Illek has been paralysed from the neck down following a bike accident and explains it.
Yale professor Stephen Strittmatter has been fighting proteins that prevent nerves from growing for years. He has been successful thus far, as an extensive clinical trial is starting now.
Insult to the central nervous system leads to the death of numerous cells. A basic study unveiled new targets to salvage neurons and push them to regenerate.
Electrical stimulation of the brain seems to boost recovery for chronic spinal cord injured patients. Wings for Life currently supports a clinical trial with 36 participants. Read more here in Vieri Faillis Blog.
A new study from Krembil Research Institute in Toronto, Canada changes our understanding of how the brain directs the body to walk.