New Mexico Hospital joins Invivo’s INSPIRE study

Invivo Therapeutics’ Neuro-spinal scaffold

The University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH) in Albuquerque, USA, has been added as a clinical site for the INSPIRE (Invivo Study of Probable Benefit of the Neuro-spinal scaffold for Safety and Neurologic Recovery in Subjects with Complete Thoracic AIS A Spinal Cord Injury) study. UNMH is the  only Level one trauma centre in the state of New Mexico.

“I am pleased to be joining the INSPIRE study and look forward to the opportunity to safely investigate this innovative experimental therapy,” says Jeremy Lewis, assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and principal investigator at the study site.

There are now 30 clinical sites participating in the clinical study:

Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, USA
Banner University Medical Center, Tucson, USA
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center, St Louis, USA
Barrow Neurological Institute – St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, USA
Ben Taub Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA
Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates/Carolinas Rehabilitation, Charlotte, USA
Cooper Neurological Institute, Camden, USA
Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Canada
Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine/Indiana University Health Neuroscience Center, Indianapolis, USA
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Keck Hospital of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, USA
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA
Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, USA
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA
Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, USA
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, USA
St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, USA
Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, USA
University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, USA
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, USA
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, USA
University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, USA
University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, USA
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, USA
University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, USA