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…

BC Government announces funding for PARC

Provincial MLA Naomi Yamamoto and BC Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux were at ICORD on July 14th to announce some exciting news: a $350,000 investment by the Province to support ICORD’s Physical Activity Research Centre (PARC), a Read More…

ICORD researcher releases ground-breaking data

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an incurable debilitating condition characterized by inflammation and pain in the joints. Because of this, people with RA may suffer from chronic pain, as well as restricted range of motion, leading to a lower quality of Read More…