Enhancing neuroskeleton`s dynamics could boost regrowth and be a key player for future regenerative interventions.
Many valuable medical discoveries never reach the patient. They fail at the Valley of Death. Now, a whole series of new measures has been introduced to help the situation.
Nanoparticles seem to have a high potential. They reprogramme aggressive immune cells. Therefore, they enhance healing after a spinal cord injury.
Stephen Strittmatter tells us why he became a researcher, what drives him daily and how he'd like to help chronically injured people.
Neurons have a skeleton as well. Its manipulation can lead to regeneration after a spinal cord injury. Read more here in Vieri Faillis Blog.
In Australia, physicians managed to restore arm and hand function in 13 tetraplegic patients. This pioneering work was made possible by nerve transfer.
Respiratory complications in spinal cord injury patients are crucial for the quality and quantity of life. A large study revealed the optimized breathing training to increase respiratory muscle strength.
SCITrialsFinder.net is online since yesterday. There, people with a spinal cord injury can quickly and easily find all the information about suitable clinical trials.
Scientists found that autophagy, the cell self-devouring mechanism is essential for the development of myelin. Now there are new findings.
Every year, with the sole mission of finding the cure for spinal cord injury, we fund research projects around the globe. Find out more here.
We are so pleased to announce that after this year´s Decision Meeting, we are going to fund 20 new projects. This means in total an amazing 63 studies worldwide are being funded by Wings for Life. Learn more.
In the past, paralyzed people could not be treated. Today, the first patients are taking their own steps again - thanks to research. A chronicle of the most important events and insights.