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Breakthrough in breathing research 09/12/2014

One of our funded scientists, Dr Philippa Warren of Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, has successfully recovered breathing function in laboratory animals using a combination therapy.

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Recovery of bladder & bowel function 08/12/2014

Exciting news story on the BBC website about our work with Professor Jerry Silver and the recovery of bladder & bowel function.

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Life After Spinal Cord Injury – podcast 28/11/2014

Dr Mark Bacon of Spinal Research joins Arron Williams, Chris Yeates and David Holmes in the fifth of their podcasts on Life After A Spinal Cord Injury. They discuss the work of Spinal Research, the advances being made, the science behind spinal cord repair and the effect of injury throughout the body.

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Further commentary on the news from Poland 28/10/2014

Following the widespread coverage of last week’s exciting announcement of the successful treatment of a paralysed man in Poland, Darek Fidyka, by Professor Raisman and his team using OECs (olfactory ensheathing cells), we look back on the week’s developments and answer some key questions.

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Spinal Research Supports the Development of OECs 23/10/2014

Spinal Research has had a long standing interest in the development of OECs and has spent over two million pounds on their development, including the work of Professor Geoffrey Raisman.

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