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New faculty join ICORD

ICORD has gained two new Principal Investigators: Drs. Christopher West and John Kramer are both Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholars, jointly funded by the Rick Hansen Institute. Meet them and hear about their work at a special seminar Read More…

Project Superhero aims to inspire girls

Can fictional superheroes inspire and educate in the real world? Batgirl, Iron Man, and Thor might seem unlikely sources for communicating science, but ICORD researcher Dr. E. Paul Zehr has created a cottage industry using popular culture icons for just Read More…

HRH the Countess of Wessex visits ICORD

On Sunday, Sept 14th 2014, Her Royal Highness, Sophie, The Countess of Wessex, came to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre to celebrate the staff, volunteers, and research participants who make spinal cord injury research possible. She learned about ICORD research Read More…

ICORD + TGen: Evaluating SCI in a new way

The current, widely used classification tool for spinal cord injury is the ASIA (American Spinal Injury Association) Impairment Scale (AIS). The AIS is based on the patient’s neurological response, sensitivity to a light touch or pin prick in specific areas of the skin, and Read More…