Promising Procedures

Reprinted from PN August 2002

World-renowned scientists share a stimulating exchange that indicates hope for the future of SCI research.

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Attendees at the Brescia, Italy, conference included article author and presenter Laurance Johnston (left) and symposium organizer Giorgio Brunelli, a preeminent SCI surgeon.
Celebrated science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke has said, "When a scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right; when he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong." Such optimism percolated to the surface at the 4th International Symposium on Experimental Spinal Cord Repair and Regeneration, which took place March 25-27 in Brescia, Italy. In the August 2002 PN/Paraplegia News, read author S. Laurance Johnston's report of the highlights from presentations by approximately 40 speakers from Europe and North America, who offered a diversity of multidisciplinary SCI research approaches, ranging from basic neuroscience to innovative surgical procedures. To order that issue, click here


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