324 Results for Spinal Cord Injuries

  1. FDA Clears First Embryonic Stem Cell Trial for Spinal Cord Injury

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFThe FDA has approved a small clinical trial to begin testing the safety of GRNOPC1, an oligodendrocyte (spinal cord) human embryonic stem cell therapy that has shown promise in stimulating nerve growth...

    • SAMSON, KURT
    • Neurology Today
    • March 05, 2009
  2. FDA Approves Breathing Device for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

    ...In June, the FDA approved the NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS)™ for spinal cord injury patients dependent on ventilators who cannot control their diaphragms. The electronic device is implanted in the diaphragm

    • STUMP, ELIZABETH
    • Neurology Today
    • August 07, 2008
  3. Novel Brain-Controlled Technology Allows Paralyzed Man to Use His Arm and Hand

    ... of that possibility in a March 28 online report in The Lancet in which they describe a “proof-of-concept” demonstration with a man who had suffered a C4 spinal cord injury eight years before signing up for the...

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • May 04, 2017
  4. Adverse Events Reported to Be Higher for Neurological In-Patients in Canadian Study: What Can Be Done?

    ... Conditions.”]In the new study, AEs occurred most often in patients with spinal cord injury, stroke, Alzheimer disease and related dementia (ADRD), and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Infections and respiratory...

    • Samson, Kurt
    • Neurology Today
    • July 06, 2017
  5. Dr. Barth Green: Stem Cells and Spinal Cord Injury

    Barth Green, MD, co-founder of the Miami Project and chairman of neurosurgery at the University of Miami, talks with Neurology Today about the opportunities for neural stem cell transplantation to cure paralysis — what...

    • Neurology Today
    • September 20, 2012
  6. FDA Approves First Trial of Schwann Cell Transplantation for Spinal Cord Injury

    ... School of Medicine, have spent decades studying the potential power of the Schwann cell to help repair and regenerate damaged spinal cord tissue. They moved from the lab to animals, successfully growing and...

    • Talan, Jamie
    • Neurology Today
    • October 04, 2012