Research

Thirteenth Annual SCI Awareness Day at the State House, September 21, 2016

Dr. Eric Ruby was at the Statehouse delivering a message of hope and a rallying cry to persevere in a quest to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.

Massachusetts Walks Again

We support the leading SCI laboratories in the United States including Harvard University, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Zhigang He’s

Zhigang He’s research is focused on mechanisms that prevent axons from regenerating in the adult central nervous system. He is focusing on inhibitory activity in adult lesion sites and reduced intrinsic ability associated with mature CNS neurons.

Dr. Wise Young.

Dr. Wise Young is the founding director of the W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience and is recognized as one of the world’s outstanding neuroscientists. Dr. Young has begun human clinical trials aimed at restoring function in chronic spinal cord injury.

Dr. Yang (Ted) D. Teng

Dr.Ted Teng is the director of Brigham and Womens neurosurgical research laboratories. His focus is in studying the molecular mechanisms that enhance strategies to treat challenging issues of spinal cord injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases

Dr. Jeff Macklis

Dr. Jeff Macklis is a highly renowned neuroscientist and has been a recipient of previous awards from our grant… He is a member of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute.