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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.

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Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Macklis, Harvard University, who has recently been awarded a prized NIH Director’s Pioneer Award (DP1 mechanism). Established in 2004, NIH Pioneer award supports highly innovative researchers…

Great news from the lab of Dr. Jason Carmel! Thanks to support from the TRF, Dr. Carmel and his associates have recently published an article in the prestigious Journal of…

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…

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…

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