Tag: spinal cord injuries

Innovation, Research

Gene therapy shows promise in treating neuropathy from spinal cord injuries

May 9, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

An international team of researchers, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, report that a gene therapy that inhibits targeted nerve cell signaling effectively reduced neuropathic pain with no detectable side effects in mice with […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Harnessing AI and Robotics to treat spinal cord injuries

March 7, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

By employing artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics to formulate therapeutic proteins, a team led by Rutgers researchers has successfully stabilized an enzyme able to degrade scar tissue resulting from spinal cord injuries and promote tissue regeneration. The study, recently published […]

Innovation, Med Tech

US researchers to create spinal interface to restore limb movement

October 4, 2019


The device is intended to bridge the gap that a spinal injury creates in neural circuitry, helping patients regain limb movement and bladder control. Designed to record signals that travel down the spinal cord above an injury site, the device […]

Innovation, Research

Regeneration of spinal nerve cells boosted

October 13, 2016

Via: ScienceDaily Health

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers successfully boosted the regeneration of mature nerve cells in the spinal cords of adult mammals — an achievement that could one day translate into improved therapies for patients with spinal cord injuries. “This research lays […]