that spinal cord injury patients have to endure spasms? Our colleague Wolfgang has been paralysed from the neck down following and knows more.
This years spinal cord injury and neurotrauma summer school will take place between 6th and 10th July in Firenze, Italy. Find all details here.
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.
At the Wings for Life World Run personal goals are reached, lifetime friendships are made and the world comes closer to finding a cure for spinal cord injury. Join us on May 3, 2020 :-)
Scientists from Bonn have identified a protein that regulates the growth of extensions by pulling a brake. In the long run, their findings could help to develop new approaches for the treatment of spinal cord injuries.
Through the inspiring journey of a recovering athlete, ‘Any One of Us’ offers an unprecedented glimpse into the world of spinal cord injuries. Worth seeing!
Enhancing neuroskeleton`s dynamics could boost regrowth and be a key player for future regenerative interventions.