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Power wheelchairs in the community: wheelchair choices of older adults

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Bryan Ng Original Article: This is a summary of a paper published by researchers in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in the University of British Columbia, including ICORD researcher Dr. Ben Mortenson. Mortenson, W. Hammell, K. Luts, Read More…

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Boosting in Athletes with Spinal Cord Injury: Implications for Sports

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By Martin Keung Dr. Krassioukov is a principal investigator at ICORD.  The Krassiokov laboratory researches autonomic dysreflexia, cardiovascular health, locomotor training, physical medicine and sexual rehabilitation in persons with SCI. Gee, C. West, and A.Krassioukov. (2015). Boosting in Elite Athletes with Spinal Cord Injury: Read More…

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Studying skin-derived cells for experimental SCI treatment

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This is a summary of a paper published in the Journal of Neuroscience. Schwann cells generated from neonatal skin-derived precursors or neonatal peripheral nerve improve functional recovery after acute transplantation into the partially Injured Cervical Spinal Cord of the Rat Read More…