The authors of this study set out to review existing research to create evidence-based exercise guidelines for improving cardiorespiratory health and cardiometabolic health which are specifically designed for those with SCI. Continue reading
Blog Archives: clinical trials
New research could lead to changes in SCI recovery guidelines| 1 comment
Spinal cord perfusion pressure is the difference between mean arterial pressure and cerebrospinal fluid pressure. Continue reading
Finding a biomarker for acute SCI| 0 comments
What is a biomarker? A biomarker is any measurable indicator in the body that represents a certain condition. Having a biomarker is helpful in assessing an illness, and sometimes in selecting the most effective treatment for the illness.
The use of light to diagnose infections of the lower urinary tract: A pilot study in children| 0 comments
By: Armita Shadgan This is a summary of a research paper by Dr. Babak Shadgan who is a clinical biophotonics research scientist working at the ICORD NeuroUrology Lab of Dr. Mark Nigro. Original article: Shadgan B, et al., Optical diagnosis of Read More…
Progress in research leads to cautious optimism| 1 comment
A BBC story about a man with SCI who can walk again after receiving a new therapy has been in the news over the past couple of days. The story reports that Darek Fidyka, a 40-year-old Polish man who sustained Read More…
Using the unbiased perspectives of people living with a SCI in assessments of mobility| 0 comments
By Lynda Bennett Original article: H Booth, LA Harvey, S Denis, D Barratt, GT Allison and RD Adams. “Using the unbiased perspectives of people living with a spinal cord injury in assessments of mobility” Spinal Cord (2013) 51, 843–846; doi:10.1038/sc.2013.100; Read More…
Research in Focus: Stem Cells| 5 comments
By Gabrielle John Research in focus aims to profile and translate research that has been reviewed by highly respected peers in the field of spinal cord injury to the community, as a means to maintain community engagement with on going Read More…
ICORD’s annual report for 2011-12 is now available| 0 comments
ICORD’s annual report for April 2011 to March 2012 is now available. Download the low-resolution PDF.