Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health


August 17, 2015

Five Paralyzed Men Move Their Legs Again in a UCLA Study

In this Smithsonian Magazine article, NIBIB director Roderic Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D., comments on exciting results from a study that found non-invasive stimulation of the spinal cord can facilitate voluntary step-like movements in paralyzed individuals. Read more at

Health Terms: 
Injury - Spinal Cord Injury