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Research

Clinical Research

Research isn’t only happening in scientific labs, it is now being carried out daily in Physical and Occupational Therapy Clinics. As technology and the understanding of the nervous system and…

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Traumatic and Non-Traumatic causes of SCI

Often when we think of spinal cord injuries we think of damage to the spinal cord and spinal nerves caused by direct trauma to the neck or back. Most spinal…

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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials are a series of research studies that are required before a new drug or treatment can be marketed to the public. Learn why they are required and how they are important to research.

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Stem Cells

What is all this talk about stem cells and how are they related to curing spinal cord injuries?

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Why is it so difficult to find a cure of spinal cord injuries?

The struggles of finding a cure for SCI individuals

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Research Updates

Spinal Cord Injuries in the News

Soccer fans may have seen something exciting during the opening ceremonies of the World Cup in June- a paralyzed teenager, outfitted in a brain controlled exoskeleton and looking robotic, performed…

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Epidural Stimulation

We were excited to read the research reports about the four men who took part in a study looking at the effects of epidural stimulation on voluntary movement following a…

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Dr. Jason Carmel Awarded Research Grant from Travis Roy Foundation

Burke Rehabilitation and Research Center Published: Friday, April 11, 2014 View the original article here. The Travis Roy Foundation has awarded a research grant of $374,266 to Jason Carmel, M.D.,…

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Dr. Jason Carmel’s work accepted for publication in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Our paper demonstrating that brain electrical stimulation can restore movement after chronic corticospinal injury in rats was accepted for publication in the Journal of Neuroscience.

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Meet Our Researchers

A Conversation with Dr. Ben Barres

We are pleased to introduce you to Dr. Ben Barres, the most recent recipient of a Travis Roy Foundation research grant! Dr. Barres grew up in West Orange, New Jersey….

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A Conversation with Dr. Jason Carmel….

Meet Dr. Carmel, one of our research grant recipients.

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A conversation with Professor Jeffrey Macklis

Meet Dr. Macklis, one of our research grant recipients.

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Our Philosophy

Learn Where Your Dollars Go

Donations to the Travis Roy Foundation have helped scientists conduct experiments that will eventually and ultimately contribute to the development of a cure for spinal cord injuries and other neurological diseases.

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Areas of Focus

Learn where TRF most prominently focuses on when it comes to spinal cord injury research.

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