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​SCI Ventures: A New Era of Spinal Cord Injury Scientific Innovation 

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Tomorrow’s cure

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Our Approach to Research

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to developing real-world treatments for people living with spinal cord injury (SCI) and paralysis. Decade by decade, the Reeve Foundation has worked to change what was deemed possible, collaborating with equally determined scientists and labs to map a path toward progress and build a vibrant research field that delivers real improvements for people living with paralysis. Today, as 21st century technology and cumulative scientific gains converge, we are on the cusp of a new era in spinal cord injury research.

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Research News

Pre-clinical RFA Grants

May 3, 2024

The Reeve Foundation in partnership with Spinal Research (ISRT) will launch a pre-clinical RFA in 2024.

2nd Annual Spinal Cord Injury Investor Symposium

June 26 & 27, 2024

Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to and benefit from the latest in SCI innovation.

Progress in Research

When the Foundation was established, scientists believed devising effective treatments for SCI was impossible. But the Reeve Foundation’s staunch refusal to accept that injuries could not be treated fueled an ambitious mission to redefine the future for people living with SCI — and today, the field is brimming with promise.

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Marco Baptista Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

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Partners and Initiatives

These groundbreaking partnerships represent the future of spinal cord injury research.

Scientific Advisory Board

Comprised of senior and junior investigators from across the globe and in numerous scientific sectors.

Christopher Reeve

A Hero For Many Causes
1952-2004

Actor, director, and activist are just some of the words used to describe Christopher Reeve.

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Americans are living with paralysis.

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Research Priorities

From developing gene therapies to promote axon regrowth in the injured spinal cord to using brain-computer interfaces and neurotechnology to reactivate spinal networks after injury, Reeve Foundation support has not only shaped the field, but helped create the pivotal moments that propelled it forward.

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By uniting the brightest minds in the field, we are accelerating scientific discovery throughout the field of spinal cord research across the globe.

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