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Press Coverage of Epidural Stimulator Breakthough

On Thursday, May 19, 2011, the Lancet published a paper about research funded by the Reeve Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. The headline being: paraplegic man stands, steps with assistance and moves his legs after a voluntarily regimen of epidural spinal cord stimulation plus extensive locomotor training.

Below are just some of the links to press coverage generated by that announcement:

Read the study published in The Lancet

 The Lancet podcast with one of the lead scientists of this research -- Reggie Edgerton, Ph.D.

National Institutes of Health

The CBS Evening News

ABC News

Wall Street Journal

Associated Press

Fox News

Los Angles Times

New York Times

USA Today


BBC News

PBS NewsHour



Rob Summers featured on ESPN

Spirit - Southwest Airlines

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