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Gridiron Heroes founders talk about non-profitGridiron Heroes...

Chris Canales and his father, Eddie, formed a non-profit group called "Gridiron Heroes."

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

SFGate

Asterias Biotherapeutics to launch stem cell therapy trial

Almost three years after a Bay Area company shut down the world's first clinical trial of a therapy using embryonic stem cells, another local company is reviving the therapy.

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Related Topix: Startups, Geron, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Medicine, Health, Alameda, CA

Business Journal

Stem cell trial for spinal cord injuries cleared by FDA

Michael West founded Geron, which halted its early-stage stem cell trial in spinal cord injury patients.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Food and Drug Administration, Startups, Geron, Medicine, Health, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bendigo Advertiser

Helping hand gives Jason a lift

A GOVERNMENT funding shortfall has forced a California Gully man to reach out to the community for help in buying a new wheelchair.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Clinical Trial Evaluates Safety of Stem Cell Transplantation in Spine

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have launched a clinical trial to investigate the safety of neural stem cell transplantation in patients with chronic spinal cord injuries.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Stem Cell Research, Law, Science / Technology, UC San Diego, Medicine, Health

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Dr. Patrick Walsh, Director of the Marianjoy Psychology Department...

Dr. Patrick Walsh, Director of the Marianjoy Psychology Department and Coordinator of the Brain Injury Program, has been appointed to the State of Illinois Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Medicine, Health, University of Chicago, Wheaton, IL

Thu Aug 14, 2014

South China Morning Post

Researchers in Australia use zebrafish to make stem cell breakthrough

They have uncovered the mystery of how a critical type of stem cell found in blood and bone marrow, and essential to replenishing the body's supply of blood and immune cells, is formed.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Health

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Rehab Management

Study Measures Neural Signaling in Spinal Cord, May Have Implications ...

In a recent news release, Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science researchers state that they have achieved the first conclusive, non-invasive measurement of neural signaling in the spinal cord of healthy human volunteers.

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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Medicine

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Medical News

Clinical trial to investigate safety of neural stem cell...

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have launched a clinical trial to investigate the safety of neural stem cell transplantation in patients with chronic spinal cord injuries.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Stem Cell Research, Law, Science / Technology, UC San Diego, Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 11, 2014

CiteULike

A systematic review of electrical stimulation for pressure ulcer...

Context Electrical stimulation can confer benefit to pressure ulcer prevention and treatment in spinal cord injuries .

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Gym to serve children, adults with disabilities

Mainely Kidz P-T on Portland Road will have an 1,800-square-foot addition built for the state's first medically oriented gym.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sports Medicine

Daily Mail

Small Cap Share Ideas: Rex bionics looking to technology to aid mobility

Standing tall: Rex develops exoskeletons to aid people who have suffered spinal cord injuries similar to this one [picture is not of a Rex exoskeleton] While the language surrounding REX Bionics would seem more at home in sci-fi, the product and its potential market is very real.

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Freshnews

InVivo Therapeutics Receives Notice of Allowance on Patent Covering...

InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. Patent Application No.

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Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, USPTO, Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Inventions, Science / Technology

Science Blog

Salk scientists uncover new clues to repairing an injured spinal cord

Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't. Regrow nerves after an injury, that is-while many animals have this ability, humans don't.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Dramatic Growth of Grafted Stem Cells in Rat Spinal Cord Injuries

Building upon previous research, scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veteran's Affairs San Diego Healthcare System report that neurons derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells and grafted into rats after a spinal cord injury produced cells with tens of thousands of axons extending virtually the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC San Diego, August, CA, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Newswise

Dramatic Growth of Grafted Stem Cells in Rat Spinal Cord Injuries

Building upon previous research, scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veteran's Affairs San Diego Healthcare System report that neurons derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells and grafted into rats after a spinal cord injury produced cells with tens of thousands of axons extending virtually the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC San Diego, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Medical News

Research may aid efforts to help patients recover from spinal cord injuries

Researchers in the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science have achieved the first conclusive non-invasive measurement of neural signaling in the spinal cords of healthy human volunteers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Tue Aug 05, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Gainey McKenna & Egleston Announces a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been...

Gainey McKenna & Egleston announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. during the period between April 5, 2013 and August 26, 2013, inclusive .

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Newswise

Salk Scientists Uncover New Clues to Repairing an Injured Spinal Cord

Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't. Regrow nerves after an injury, that is-while many animals have this ability, humans don't.

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How Stuff Works

Exoskeleton First: Workers Don Suit for Heavy Lifting

Pilots with complete thoracic or lumbar Spinal Cord Injuries will be equipped with actuated exoskeletal devices, which will enable them to walk along a particular race cours Pilots with transfemoral amputation will be equipped with actuated exoprosthetic devices and will have to successfully complete a race course as quickly as possible.

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