A new study shows an “out-of-the-box” way to promote regrowth of damaged nerve fibers. By using magnetic nanoparticles scientists aim to stretch the axon from the outside.
This year’s project decision meeting was held virtually, and we are happy to say that it was a big success. Read more about our funded projects here.
The U.S. FDA sets an administrative milestone for the Go-2 Targeted Epidural Spinal Stimulation system. A clinical trial to test this new implantable device should therefore start next year.
Researchers found an astonishing effect of a drug used for patients with schizophrenia. This medication could also be very effective against acute spinal edema.
Sebastian fell into a streambed at the age of 18. The accident left him paralysed from the neck down and forced him to start his life anew. Today, he shares his experiences with managers and their teams.
These days patients with a spinal cord injury are advised to take care of their immune system. But how does our immune system work? Vieri Failli explains its important role in the context of a virus infection.
The Wings for Life World Run was a big success. We started separated by distance, but united in spirit and raised an incredible 2.8 million Euros for spinal cord research!
This year we run with the App. Separated by distance, but united in spirit. Follow Race Day live, right here.
The anticipation is rising! On May 3 we are running with the new Wings for Life World Run App. Everyone individually (with social distancing) but together.
By washing our hands properly and sneezing in our elbow, we can protect ourselves against infections. However, especially a strong immune system can help us to stay healthy. Here are a few recommendations.
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.