At a mere 14 years of age, Emma Mertzokat passed away after suffering a spinal cord injury. We sat down with Sandra, her mother, to talk about the devastating injury.
Irish couple Mark Pollock and Simone George launch TED Talk on how to resolve the tension between acceptance and hope. Find the video here.
Scientists from Germany discovered a way to transform “harmful” adult pericyte cells into “beneficial” neurons. This could lead to functional recovery after a spinal cord injury.
Chicago Cubs Superstar Kris Bryant auctions off Wings for Life inspired cleats for spinal cord research. Read more here.
Measuring the activity of movements in spinal cord injured patients is challenging. Thus, scientists developed a device to tailor the daily rehabilitation training individually to patients.
Scientists at the Balgrist University Hospital provide new methods to predict future recovery of patients.
Friends, Partner and Ambassadors of Wings for Life celebrated an incredible day in the sun, whilst raising £105,000 for spinal cord research. Here is our review.
With a new gene therapy approach, the formation of an enzyme has a very positive effect. It will break down scar tissue and improve the regeneration of nerves.
Verena and Nadine decided to bring the fundraiser "Hike for those who can't" to life. Learn more about the great campaign here.
Every second year Wings for Life and Spinal Research jointly organize a “Spinal Cord Injury and Neurotrauma Summer School” to train the scientists of tomorrow. Find more insights here.
David Grubinger wanted to explore the beautiful lakes in his home region. At first, just for himself, but later he did it with a purpose for others. Find out more.
After an elaborate selection process, all contracts have been signed and we are immensely proud to be supporting so many new projects and clinical trials.