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  • regeneration
  • The investigation into the mechanisms of this protein presents a great potential for the treatment of auto-immune mediated demyelinating diseases and spinal cord injury regeneration. (wikipedia.org)
  • The report, entitled "Xenotransplantation of Transgenic Pig Myelin Forming Cells Promotes Axonal Regeneration and Restores Conduction Across the transected spinal cord," is based on research conducted in the laboratories of Dr. Jeffrey D. Kocsis of the Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, and Dr. William L. Fodor, Senior Director of Xenotransplantation at Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and their colleagues. (dmoztools.net)
  • disorders
  • Shepherd Center's expertise has led to the development of specialized treatment programs dedicated to adolescent patients (ages 12-17), adults, seniors (ages 50 and older), dual diagnosis, intensive care unit patients and those with neuromuscular disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Institute takes a multidisciplinary approach to the practice of medicine and specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and application of interventional treatment for the management of pain and related disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetes
  • Risk factors for CVD and PAD include a family history of heart disease, diabetes, lack of exercise, high blood pressure, and being overweight - especially fat around the mid section. (newmobility.com)
  • Spine
  • Many new correctional surgery techniques for a number of spine diseases have been developed by its Director, Dr. Kao-Wha Chang, Vice-Superintendent, who has helped the hospital to be certified by Medtronics and Stryker Corporation as the teaching facility for spine deformity correctional surgery in Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • This double-masked randomized trial to evaluate the utility of a combination of psychological intervention and physical therapy in order to improve pain reduction, increase physical functioning and quality of life for patients with pain associated with spinal cord injuries or amputations will compare the effect of a 6 week program of physical therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy with methadone to one without methadone (n = 400). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In fact, Shepherd Center receives enough patients to maintain 11 full-time treatment teams devoted to spinal cord injury alone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aside from offering different radiosurgery, Oncology Treatment Center also provides educational resources on different types of cancer treatment, their side effects, and ways to maintain a quality of life for terminally ill patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • therapies
  • Oncology Treatment Center provides chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, and other forms of treatments/therapies such as Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Volumetric-Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), Gamma Knife for various cancers including breast cancer, lymphoma, and esophagus cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Phase
  • A vast amount research has been conducted in recent years for the use of MSCs to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). This form of treatment for the disease has been tested in many studies of experimental allergic encephalomyelitis, the animal model of MS, and several published and on-going phase I and phase II human trials. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • Price said pigs are often used as models of human diseases due to their anatomical and physiological similarities to humans. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • As of May 2012[update], seven brain atlases have been published: Mouse Brain Atlas, Human Brain Atlas, Developing Mouse Brain Atlas, Developing Human Brain Atlas, Mouse Connectivity Atlas, Non-Human Primate Atlas, and Mouse Spinal Cord Atlas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also, other projects including the human brain atlas, developing mouse brain, developing human brain, mouse connectivity, non-human primate atlas, and the mouse spinal cord atlas are being developed through the Allen Institute for Brain Science in conjunction with the Allen Mouse Brain Atlas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Center
  • Oncology Treatment Center was started in 1999 by Dr. Chih-Chung Su, the Chief Director in the Oncology Dept., when cancer has been part of the top 10 causes of death in Taiwan for more than 20 consecutive years. (wikipedia.org)
  • repair
  • Therefore, an ideal treatment must possess both immunomodulating properties to control irregular autoimmune responses to prevent further damage and regenerative properties to stimulate natural repair mechanisms and replace damaged cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Stupp's work hinges on a fundamental area of nanotechnology - self-assembly - that someday should enable medical researchers to tailor and deliver individualized patient treatments in previously unimaginable ways. (eurekalert.org)
  • whose
  • The event is dedicated to Craig H. Neilsen, Ameristar's late founder, whose injuries in a 1985 automobile accident left him a quadriplegic. (bio-medicine.org)
  • function
  • Root stimulators are mounted onto the anterior roots of the spinal cord and electrically stimulate the neurons allowing them to propagate signals in their respective pathways and thus restore overall gastrointestinal function. (wikipedia.org)
  • hope
  • citation needed] It is the hope of the Allen Institute that their findings will help advance various fields of science, especially those surrounding the understanding of neurobiological diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Foundation
  • It means so much to me and everyone at Ameristar that my father's commitment to discovering a cure for spinal cord injuries continues in this country," said Ray Neilsen, Craig Neilsen's son, and Chairman of Ameristar Casinos, Inc., and Co-Trustee of The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation. (bio-medicine.org)