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Previously, we’ve defined three very broad research approaches that Symposium presenters will address to promote recovery in chronic spinal cord injury: Replacement (add cells); Rejuvenation (activate dormant nerve networks); and Regeneration (regrow spinal cord nerve axons). Now we are going to take a dive into a more specific area of SCI research: the neurobiology of sexual function. Not baby making. Pleasure.

As we announced this past weekend, we just made the difficult decision to transition our 16th Annual Science & Advocacy Symposium to a fully virtual event. Today, we’re happy to announce that registration for this newly-virtual event is now open!

I’m writing to share with you the difficult decision we at U2FP have made to transition our Annual Symposium from an in-person meeting to a fully virtual conference this fall. We had been hopeful that we would see the Covid Delta variant begin to recede by summer’s end. Instead, we continue to see an increase in the number of new infections. Many in our SCI Community are immunocompromised and/or have respiratory issues that ...

I am Jordan Bolton from Apple Valley, Minnesota - and I’m U2FP’s new Social Media Strategist! Three years ago, I was paralyzed from the neck down while a student at Lake Region State College in North Dakota. I suffered a C-4 and C-5 Spinal cord injury one night during a party with my basketball teammates and was given only a 5% chance of any recovery.