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June 25, 2014

New Methods Show Promise for Rehabilitating Paralyzed Patients With Spinal Cord Injury

NIBIB Director Roderic Pettigrew discussed NIH-supported research advances in assistive robotics and treatment of spinal cord injury during a Capitol Hill briefing on "Rethinking Spinal Cord Injury". The meeting was the latest in a series of neuroscience briefings hosted by AAAS in conjunction with Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.), and through the support of the Dana Foundation. Read the full story at

Health Terms: 
Injury - Spinal Cord Injury,