SCI Research

SCI ResearchThe Travis Roy Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of those with spinal cord injuries. The Foundation recognizes the importance of funding research to discover therapies and methods to treat spinal cord injuries that are recent or acute, but also understands the importance of funding studies that will help improve the quality of life of people who have been living with spinal cord injuries for years.

Research News & Updates

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.

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…

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 spinal cord injury.

The Travis Roy Foundation has awarded a research grant of $374,266 to Jason Carmel, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Motor Recovery Laboratory at the Burke Medical Research Institute.

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