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The Alan T Brown Foundation to Cure ParalysisFormed to support research in spinal cord injury.
The Australian Spinal Research FoundationFunds research for treatments of spinal cord injuries.
The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (ALS)Funds numerous projects to develop treatments for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).
Clinical TrialsAn internet resource with current listings of all federally supported clinical trials in the U.S., sorted by disease or condition, location, treatment or sponsor. Developed by the National Library of Medicine.
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation (CDRF)Offers an online tutorial about spinal cord injury, underscoring the promise of research: you must no longer accept that you will be paralyzed for the rest of your life. The tutorial explains what happens to the spinal cord when injured and outlines the latest developments in the search for a cure.
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation (CDRF)CDRF raises funds to develop treatments to restore function after injury or disease of the spinal cord. Click here to see research news updates.
Center WatchClinical trials listing of industry professionals, patients and info.
Dana FoundationA nonprofit organization that provides reliable, accessible information on brain and spinal cord research.
The Daniel Heumann Fund for Spinal Cord Researchhttp://www.heumannfund.org/
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)Funds research to develop therapies for many conditions related to paralysis, including traumatic injury and chronic disease.
The International Spinal Research TrustISRT is the only charity based in the United Kingdom dedicated to funding research to end the permanence of paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.
International Campaign for Cures of Spinal Cord Injury ParalysisA group of organizations around the world that together fund about $25 million a year in SCI research. The members include: the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation, Australasian and International Spinal Research Trusts, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Rick Hansen Institute and Kent Waldrep National Paralysis Foundation.
The Mike Utley FoundationProvides financial support of selected research, rehabilitation and education programs on spinal cord injuries.
Miami Project to Cure ParalysisA program affiliated with the University of Miami Medical School. The Project. Founded in 1985, has assembled a broad spectrum of researchers, clinicians and therapists whose full-time focus is spinal cord injury research.
Myelin ProjectFunds research for diseases related to loss of myelin (a fatty insulation on nerve fibers) including multiple Sclerosis and leukodystrophy.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokeThe National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offers a GBS information page.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokeThe National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offers fact sheets on Spina Bifida.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokeNINDS offers fact sheets on all medical issues related to paralysis, including spasticity.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)Funds millions of dollars in research each year seeking therapies for MS. Site includes an overview of MS neuroscience, deep detail and progress reports.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokeProvides research overviews for all diseases and conditions related to paralysis.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokeThe National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) offers information pages on Syringomyelia and Tethered cord.
The Paralysis Project of AmericaBased in Los Angeles, The Paralysis Project of America funds selected scientific and clinical studies that focus on spinal cord repair and regeneration.
The Paralyzed Veterans of America’s (PVA) Spinal Cord Research FoundationFunds research to treat spinal cord dysfunction and to enhance the health of people who are paralyzed.
The Rick Hansen Man in Motion FoundationCreated in Canada in 1988 to support spinal cord injury research, as well as wheelchair sport, injury prevention and rehabilitation programs.
SpinalCure AustraliaEstablished in 1994 to fund scientific research to find a cure for paralysis.
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