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The Big Idea

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News May 2015

In April of 2014, results from a study in which electrical stimulation applied to the spines of four participants with spinal-cord injury (SCI) at the University of Louisville shocked the nation. The stimulation helped the men voluntarily move paralyzed limbs. (More)

Down To The DNA

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News May 2015

Gene therapy, the latest research in a cure for SCI, uses genetic material as opposed to stem cells, to promote regrowth. (More)

Realistic Touch

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News April 2015

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are together improving prosthetics with wounded and paralyzed veterans in mind. (More)

Spinal Stimulation

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News April 2015

Researchers in Switzerland have developed a spinal implant that gets paralyzed rats walking again. (More)

A Foundation Of Hope

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News April 2015

More than $1 million from PVA helps researchers in their efforts to better understand, treat and possibly find a cure for SCI/D. (More)

Managing MS

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News March 2015

Results from an ongoing study show high-dose immunosuppressive therapy and autologous hematopoietic cell transplant (HDIT/HCT) in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may prevent progression of relapsing-remitting MS. (More)

Building Bridges

Reprinted from PN/Paraplegia News March 2015

Neurosurgeons at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix performed a firstof-its-kind surgery on a patient with spinal-cord injury as part of a study that may change future treatment options. (More)

Agatha

Online Exclusive posted Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 10:07am

The VA vows to answer the question: Can service dogs improve activity and quality of life in veterans living with PTSD? (More)

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