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.
This year, the spinal cord research elite met again for an exchange in Salzburg. We asked 5 questions to our insider Dr. Vieri Failli
Claudia is a quadriplegic, meaning she cannot move and feel her body from the shoulders down. In our three-part interview series she allows us to peer behind the curtain – into a truly impressive life.
Claudia Miler is a quadriplegic, meaning she cannot move and feel her body from the shoulders down. In our three-part interview series she allows us to peer behind the curtain – into a truly impressive life.