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Time flies

Since I started graduate school this past August, I cannot believe how busy I got! It was so easy to get caught up in life and only focus on school. 585 more words

Spinal Cord Injury

It's Over?

Alright, so before I officially start I have some news I need to get off my chest. News that if you aren’t a local and have been following my lovely little blog here, you will certainly be able to appreciate. 695 more words

Movie Night with Mom

Tonight’s movie was “Chef.” I liked it. I’ll probably give it 4 stars on my Netflix queue. It was a nice little escape for a few hours. 513 more words

Life And Living

Pioneering Developments for Paralysis

Dr. Milos Popovic, who leads the Neural Engineering and Therapeutics team at Toronto Rehab, describes some of his team’s work that has led to the development of a new function electrical stimulator product and spin-off company that will lead to many people improving the use of their arms after spinal cord injury and stoke.


Drug discovery may reverse some spinal cord paralysis

- “Originally this was just a side project we brainstormed in the lab,”



Barrier-breaking drug may lead to spinal cord injury treatments… 910 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Acrolein from tobacco smoke worsens MS and increases pain in SCI

From Purdue University News:

Toxin from tobacco smoke could increase pain in spinal cord injury and worsen multiple sclerosis

December 3, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A neurotoxin called acrolein found in tobacco smoke that is thought to increase pain in people with spinal cord injury has now been shown to accumulate in mice exposed to the equivalent of 12 cigarettes daily over a short time period.

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