6th annual Spinal Chord Gala another success

The 6th annual Spinal Chord Gala, co-hosted by ICORD and the Vancouver Cantata Singers, took place on Saturday November 1st. Thank you to all our guests, sponsors, staff and volunteers for making this another great night to remember. We would Read More…

Students from Vanderhoof, BC support SCI research

Every fall, the students at W.L. McLeod Elementary School in Vanderhoof, BC, throw an ultimate frisbee tournament with the proceeds going to support spinal cord injury research happening at ICORD. This year was no different, even though their school year Read More…

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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…