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Welcome to our research news page. Here you will find information on the latest research events, news letters, items in the press and other significant stories relevant to spinal cord injury and repair.

 

New NRB PhD Studentships awarded 09/10/2014

Spinal Research prides itself in offering support to the most promising students in the field of spinal cord repair through its Nathalie Rose Barr (NRB) PhD Studentship Programme.

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Electrical stimulation offers hope 29/07/2014

News that four paralysed young men were able to flex their toes, ankles and knees after electrical stimulation by researchers in the United States recently dominated world news headlines.

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Gene therapy breakthrough 01/07/2014

A breakthrough result with gene therapy and the wonder enzyme chondroitinase at King’s College, London could bring clinical trials one step closer.

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Thank you to all those who voted in the Longitude Prize challenge 2014 26/06/2014

A £10 million prize was launched to solve one of the greatest scientific problems facing the world today. The winning theme was announced on the BBC's One Show, broadcasted on Wednesday evening.

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Vote to end paralysis 20/05/2014

A £10m prize has been launched to solve one of the greatest scientific problems facing the world today. Six potential categories have been announced, ranging from healthcare to the environment. After a special 50th anniversary edition of the BBC science series Horizon on Thursday, the public will be able to cast their vote on the issue that they would most like to see tackled.

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