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Authors: V. PETROVA, R.EVA, J.W. FAWCETT Lab Abstract: Numerous extracellular and intracellular processes contribute to the failure of long-range regeneration in the adult central nervous system (CNS) after injury. One reason why adult CNS axons have poor regenerative capabilities is … Continue reading

Authors: Shuxin LI, F.NATHAN, Y.OHTAKE, H.GUO, A.SAMI Lab Abstract: Severed CNS axons fail to regenerate in adult mammals and there are no effective regenerative strategies to treat patients with CNS injuries. Several genes, including PTEN and Krüppel-like factors, regulate intrinsic … Continue reading

Promising results provide hope for humans suffering from chronic paralysis “Millions of people worldwide are living with chronic spinal cord injuries, with 250,000 to 500,000 new cases each year—most from vehicle crashes or falls. The most severe spinal cord injuries … Continue reading

We are looking for runners and wheelers interested in joining Team U2FP for the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. As one of the official charity teams for the Chicago Marathon, we provide guaranteed entries for the race in return for your commitment to fundraise for Spinal Cord Injury Research.