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11.7. Survive, Subsist, Succeed: Spinal Cord Injury

Survive, Subsist, Succeed: Spinal Cord Injury

An 80+ minute video presentation by John D. Steeves, PhD, Professor and Founding Director, ICORD (International Collaboration On Repair Discoveries), and UBC and Vancouver Coastal Health, Vancouver, BC.  In this presentation, Dr. Steeves addresses questions about fact vs fiction, near term vs long term in relation to research and provides an overview of the SCI research that has taken us from merely surviving spinal cord injuries—rare before World War II—to thriving with SCI and even the possibility of recovery. He brings over 30 years' experience as a spinal cord researcher to explain and discuss recent experimental treatments for SCI.

This lecture was given on May 20, 2010 at University of Washington Medical Center by the Northwest Regional SCI System, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington.

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