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- Miami Project to Cure Paralysis: A Center of Excellence at the University of Miami School of Medicine, is the world's largest, most comprehensive research center dedicated to finding more effective treatments and, ultimately, a cure for paralysis that results from spinal cord injury
- Australasian Spinal Research Trust: Latest research results. How to donate and where funds go.
- Canadian Spinal Research Organization: Dedicated to the improvement of the physical quality of life for persons with a spinal cord injury through targeted scientific and medical research.
- Center for Paralysis Research: The Center for Paralysis Research develops and clinically tests novel methods of treatment for spinal cord injury and the effects of paralysis.
- Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation: A national nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage and support research to find a cure for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and related disorders. Including the latest news and progress in research studies.
- Cleveland FES Center - FES Institute: A research consortium in Functional Electrical Stimulation.
- Collaboration on Repair Discoveries: Spinal cord and brain injury repair research `group` at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
- Cure Paralysis Now: Devoted to the advancement of the cure for spinal cord paralysis.
- In Search of the Lost Cord: Solving the Mystery of Spinal Cord Regeneration: Complete text of Luba Vikhanski's book.
- International Spinal Cord Regeneration Center: Dr. Fernando Ramirez del Rio has quietly been working miracles in Tijuana Mexico for several years. He has had success regenerating spinal cords using Embryonic Cell Transplant Therapy.
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Department of Neuroscience: Studies the spinal networks that regulate the activity of the sympathetic nervous system
- Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation: A non-profit medical research organization dedicated to the advancement of clinical research and professional education in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and improvement of the quality of life of physically-challenged individuals.
- Lois Pope Life Foundation: Life Fellows will help lead the way into the prevention and cure of neurological disorders, diseases, and spinal cord injuries.
- Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System: Comprehensive website for spinal cord research and trauma. A partnership between Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
- Mike Utley Foundation: Dedicated to finding a cure for spinal cord injuries and to providing financial support of selected research, rehabilitation and education programs.
- National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research: Funds research in the rehabilitation of impairment, disability and handicap; including that due to spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, amputation, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and other disabling conditions.
- National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research: Activities are in the areas of research , demonstration, dissemination and utilization and technical assistance.
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system.
- National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center: Supervises and directs the collection, management and analysis of the world's largest spinal cord injury database.
- NeuroControl: Develops and markets implantable electrical stimulation systems that restore function to paralyzed muscles and limbs.
- Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System/UW Rehabilitation Medicine: Federally-funded model spinal cord injury center. Website features newsletter, speaker series, patient education pamphlets, research and links to SCI-related sites.
- Pediatric Neurosurgery - Tethered Spinal Cord: Dedicated to providing families with information regarding various aspects of the field of pediatric neurosurgery.
- Quest for the Cure: Group of people dedicated to lobbying for more spinal cord injury research funding at the state and federal levels.
- Reeve-Irvine Spinal Cord Injury Research Center: Dedicated to spinal cord injury research and finding a cure for spinal cord injury and neural degenerative disease.
- Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of Delaware Valley: In affiliation with the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, is designated as one of the nation's 18 regional Research spinal cord injury centers, and the only one in the Delaware Valley.
- Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of the Delaware Valley: Provides clinical research, emergency and acute treatment, rehabilitation, support groups, and a lifetime system of follow up care. Find information about the programs as well as a patient education manual in PDF format.
- Rick Hansen Institute - Spinal Cord Injuries Research and Resource: Accelerating the discovery of a cure for spinal cord injury and improving quality of life, through fundraising and facilitating research. Learn about the Rick Hansen Foundation, its programs, special events, and how your donations can make a difference.
- Scientific American: Explorations: Spinal Cord Repair: Transplanted cells come to the aid of paralysis victims.
- Sexuality and Spinal Cord Injury: Provides a basic review of what is known about sexual functioning after spinal cord injury and the impact on patients.
- Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Units: Mission is the clinical application of research which has been responsible for many major developments made in the orthopaedic and burn care fields.
- Spinal Cord Injury Research Links: This site has many useful WWW links for those interested in the cure for Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and paralysis.
- Spinal Cord Injury: Advancement in Recovery and Research: Information on current research in spinal cord injurie and treatment.
- Spinal Cord Injury: Hope Through Research: Informational booklet about efforts to develop better treatments, compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
- Spinal Cord Release: Report: Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital have for the first time induced the growth of severed adult mammalian spinal cord fibers across the site of the injury.
- Spinal Cord Repair: Researchers now are uncovering ways to repair spinal cord injuries.
- Spinal Cord Research Center: Six members of the faculty of the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University are actively engaged in an innovative and multidisciplinary program for studying the pathophysiology and treatment of spinal cord injury.
- Spinal Cord Research Centre: To inform prospective students and postdoctoral trainees, as well as others interested in spinal cord research, of the research underway at the Spinal Cord Research Centre.
- Spinal Cord Society: International organization for cure, research and treatment of spinal cord injury paralysis and related problems.
- Spinal Research - A cure for paralysis from spinal cord injury: The International Spinal Research Trust leads the way in finding a cure for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.
- SpinalNet: UK based spinal cord research `resource` base, providing information on spinal cord injury, including support, rehabilitation and treatment
- Stem Cell Research in Spinal Cord Injury: Summary of current research in treating spinal cord injury and the new applications of stem cells in that research.
- The Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation: A nonprofit organization whose goal is to find a cure for paralysis by funding the latest in medical research and to provide assistance to those individuals that are suffering from neurological disorders.
- Translational Pain Research: At the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Anesthesia. Striving to bring laboratory research into a safe and effective clinical research setting.
- UW Neurological Surgery: Clinical-Head and Spinal Cord Injury Center: Medical and surgical management of acute head and spine trauma and an active clinical research program.
- Yale and Alexion Report: Advance in Spinal Cord Repair: The report, entitled "Xenotransplantation of Transgenic Pig Myelin Forming Cells Promotes Axonal Regeneration and Restores Conduction Across the transected spinal cord," is based on research conducted in the laboratories of Dr. Jeffrey D. Kocsis of the Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, and Dr. William L. Fodor, Senior Director of Xenotransplantation at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and their colleagues.