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Posted on March 27, 2017 in SCI Research

The goal of our laboratory is to improve arm and hand function in people living with paralysis. With generous support from the Travis Roy Foundation, we have made significant progress…

Posted on June 9, 2016 in SCI Research

Summary: Most spinal cord injuries spare some connections between the brain and the spinal cord below the injury site. We electrically stimulate the brain and spinal cord to strengthen the…

Posted on December 10, 2015 in Foundation News, SCI Research

The TRF is pleased to announce the expansion of the Research Committee. Members were selected because of their experience working with people who have spinal cord injuries, their first-hand knowledge of living…

Posted on October 21, 2015 in SCI Research

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Macklis, who received the Krieg Cortical Discoverers award this week from the Cajal Club in Chicago! This award, which has been granted annually for more than…

Posted on November 11, 2014 in SCI Research

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.

Posted on June 20, 2014 in SCI Research

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…

Posted on June 6, 2014 in SCI Research

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.

Posted on April 17, 2014 in SCI Research

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.

Posted on February 18, 2010 in Foundation News, SCI Research

By LI S. ZHOU, CRIMSON STAFF WRITER Published: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 View the original article here Travis Roy was 20 years old when he started at his first college game, sporting number 24 in the red and white of Boston University. In October of 1995, they were facing off against the University of North