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New Mayo Clinic Stem Cell Research Shows Promising Results for Paralysis

The results of this early research offer insights on the potential of cell therapy for people living with spinal cord injuries.

May 2, 2024
Boston Marathon Pioneered Accessibility for Wheelchair Racers

Switzerland’s Marcel Hug, nicknamed “The Silver Bullet,” returned to Boston this year to win his seventh race title.

May 2, 2024
Students Invent ‘Freedom Robot’ For People with Paralysis

The students learned their invention was not only successful, but a source of hope for those facing paralysis.

May 2, 2024
10 Most Wheelchair-Accessible Cities

The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation has compiled a list of the top 10 wheelchair-accessible cities in the United States.

Apr 1, 2024
Paralyzed Pilots Fly Again

Retired Capt. Stewart McQuillan has developed the first FAA-approved device designed to enable pilots with paralysis to operate helicopters.

Apr 1, 2024
Remembering Dr. Mary Bartlett Bunge

The esteemed neuroscientist whose groundbreaking research led to significant advancements in spinal cord injury treatment, passed away.

Mar 4, 2024
Clinical Trial for Promising New SCI Treatment

Researchers at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab are recruiting individuals with chronic (1-10 years) and subacute (10-49 days) cervical spinal cord injury.

Mar 1, 2024
“Imperfect” – A Film That Perfectly Captures Actors With Disabilities

An award-winning documentary that follows a professional ensemble of actors with disabilities performing the musical “Chicago.”

Mar 1, 2024
New Study Develops
Adaptive Rowing

A new rowing program tailored to individuals with spinal cord injuries is becoming a part of the Cleveland rowing community.

Mar 1, 2024
Disability Employment Statistics Don’t Tell the Whole Story

Since 2020, the workforce participation rate for people with disabilities has hit record highs.

Feb 2, 2024
New SCI Research: Spasticity Predicts Better Outcomes

There has been no way to predict which patients with complete spinal cord injuries are able to regain partial motor function. Until now. 

Feb 2, 2024
Man with Paraplegia Conquers California’s 3,000-Foot Tall El Capitan

A 42-year-old man paralyzed from a spinal cord injury accident recently climbed California's El Capitan using only his hands.

Feb 2, 2024
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