Tag: SCI

Onward awarded grant to continue developing Brain-Computer Interface technology

Onward, a medical technology company creating therapies to restore movement and health in people with spinal cord injury (SCI), has been awarded a second...

ONWARD reveals positive topline results of LIFT Home study

ONWARD Medical has reported topline results from the LIFT Home study, which reported no serious adverse events and a 97% rate of successful session...

Researchers discover neural plastic changes that improve functional recovery after cervical...

Spinal cord and brain injury researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis, USA), are studying new alternatives to promote functional recovery after a...

SATURN study highlights favourable outcomes for NeuorAiD in spinal cord injury...

NeuroAiD (MLC601/MLC901; Moleac) has a favourable safety profile and promising benefits as an add-on therapy to patients suffering from severe spinal cord injuries (SCIs)...

Spiderwort secures US$13.2 million in Series A financing

Spiderwort has announced the successful completion of its US$13.2 million Series A financing round, the money of which will be used to further develop its...

RECODE-DCM: Global consensus reached on degenerative cervical myelopathy as single unifying...

A global, multi-stakeholder consensus process involving those with lived experience has selected degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) as the single unifying term for a progressive...

Oligodendrocyte progenitor cells can be safely administered to patients in the...

Oligodendrocyte progenitor cells (LCTOPC1; Lineage Cell Therapeutics) can be safely administered to participants in the subacute period after cervical spinal cord injury (SCI), according...

Enrolment completed in ONWARD’s LIFT Home study

ONWARD Medical has announced that it has completed enrolment in the LIFT Home study, which is designed to evaluate the safety and performance of...

InVivo Therapeutics announces full enrolment for INSPIRE 2.0 acute spinal cord...

InVivo Therapeutics has completed enrolment in the INSPIRE 2.0 study for patients with acute spinal cord injury. The 20-patient study is a randomised, controlled...

ONWARD announces first-in-human use of its ARC implantable neurostimulator for spinal...

ONWARD Medical has announced the first patient enrolment in the HemON study and first-in-human use of the company’s ARC implantable pulse generator (IPG), which is...

First participants enrolled in ONWARD’s LIFT Home study

ONWARD has begun enrolment in the LIFT Home study, which is designed to examine the safety and performance of its ARCEX Therapy for spinal cord...

Novoron Bioscience raises US$3 million to boost neuroregeneration therapy for spinal...

Novoron Bioscience has secured US$3 million in seed funding which will go towards advancing the development of its of neuroregeneration therapy for spinal cord...

Precise blood pressure control may aid patient recovery from spinal cord...

High or low blood pressure in patients undergoing surgery to repair a spinal cord injury may contribute to poorer outcomes and maintaining an optimal...

Existing guidelines to change as research shows early surgical decompression following...

Surgical decompression within 24 hours of acute spinal cord injury (SCI) improves neurological recovery, and current guidelines on surgical management of SCI are being reviewed...

IU School of Medicine researchers discover new potential for functional recovery...

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine (Indianapolis, USA) have announced the successful reprogramming of a glial cell type in the central nervous system...

Lineage set for clinical testing with OPC transplant therapy for spinal...

Biotechnology outfit Lineage Cell Therapeutics has announced that it will return to clinical testing with its investigational allogeneic oligodendrocyte progenitor cell (OPC) transplant therapy...
How Cyclists get spinal injuries

A worrying trend in the spine centre referrals of cyclists

  Research that highlights a worrying trend between cycling and spinal trauma has recently been published in The Surgeon. Although the authors of the paper,...

Scientists map key brain-to-spinal cord nerve connections for voluntary movement

Researchers trying to help people suffering from paralysis after a spinal cord injury or stroke mapped critical brain-to-spinal cord nerve connections that drive voluntary...