By uniting the brightest minds in the field, we’re developing and delivering real world treatments that will move us closer to cures for spinal cord injury.

Our approach to research is to pursue every opportunity to enhance the health and quality of life of individuals living with paralysis, by translating scientific breakthroughs into vital new therapies.

The Big Idea

We’re changing lives — and you can help.

The Big Idea is a groundbreaking campaign to fast track the next phase of epidural stimulation research and rapidly change quality of life for those living with spinal cord injury. Every movement has its moment. This is ours.

Our rehabilitation network >Our rehabilitation network

The NeuroRecovery Network® (NRN) supports a network of rehabilitation centers dedicated to developing and providing activity-based therapies.

Locomotor Training >Locomotor Training

Locomotor Training is an emerging therapy used for people with brain and spinal cord injury, stroke, and other neurological disorders.

Frequently asked questions >Frequently asked questions

Learn about who qualifies to participate in the NRN, how the process works, and what results participants may expect to see after enrolling in the program.

Our clinical trials network >Our clinical trials network

The North American Clinical Trials Network® (NACTN) advances promising research from the lab into clinical trials.

About NACTN >About NACTN

Learn how NACTN works to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of potential treatments for spinal cord injury.

What are clinical trials? >What are clinical trials?

Common questions, and a look at some of the current clinical trials that are exploring new frontiers in the field.

International Research Consortium on SCI

Consortium laboratories >Consortium laboratories

This network of seven labs fosters collaboration across spinal cord research to accelerate new discoveries.

Discoveries by the Consortium >Discoveries by the Consortium

Summary of the advances made by members of the Consortium and how they have contributed to progress in the field.

Consortium Advisory Panel >Consortium Advisory Panel

CAP provides guidance and expertise to ensure the Foundation supports the highest level of scientific excellence.

Research basics

>Our approach to research

Learn more about how the field of spinal cord research has advanced with the help of the Reeve Foundation.

>History of SCI research

Then and now: a retrospective overview of progress in vital areas of SCI research since the 1990s.

>Stem cell research

Information on these remarkable cells and their potential to repair the damaged spinal cord.

Since 1982, we have invested over $120 million in research labs around the world

Explore our impact

Read more about the latest research

Reeve Foundation publications >Reeve Foundation publications

Browse annual reports and research newsletters to learn about our mission.

Blog & Forum >Blog & Forum

Take a look at our blog featuring interviews with prominent researchers and up-to-date information on promising treatments.

Need to understand a piece of medical terminology?

Our spinal cord glossary is a great reference guide.

Daniel Heumann Young Scientists Fund

Talented young scientists are devoting their skills to finding cures for spinal cord injury. Help fund their vital research.

Donate to the Young Scientists Fund