Changing Lives

PVA is investing more than $750,000 in these research grants to try and improve the lives of veterans and others with SCI/D.

Research With Bite

Researchers are studying how stem cells extracted from discarded teeth could one day improve the lives of people with SCI By Jennifer Best Imagine a world in which patients with spinal-cord

Transferring Freedom

A unique surgical technique is helping people with SCI gain better use of their hands and wrists by rewiring nerves around their injury.

Brain Power

The power of the human brain to help someone with spinal-cord injury and disease (SCI/D) connect with the world and even fly a plane got the 2017 Paralyzed Veterans of

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Stem Cell Promise

Asterias stem cell therapy shows promise in spinal-cord paralysis: U.S. study By Bill Berkrot – Reuters An experimental stem cell therapy developed by Asterias Biotherapeutics restored some movement to patients


Brain Machine

Severe paralysis reversed using brain-machine interface training By Ben Gruber – Reuters Paraplegic patients recovered partial control and feeling in their limbs after training to use a variety of brain-machine

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