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The goal of the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center (KSCIRC), in close collaboration with our clinical colleagues in the Department of Neurological Surgery, is to develop effective treatments for spinal cord injury.

SCoBIRCThe mission of the Center is to: discover, translate and develop pharmacological, gene therapy or cellular treatments to minimize damage, promote repair mechanisms and enhance regeneration and remyelination following spinal cord or brain injury.

Stony-Brook-UFrom its beginnings a half-century ago, Stony Brook University has been characterized by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here.

Sized-LogosThe mission of the California Institute of Technology is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating students.

UCLAUCLA’s primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society. To fulfill this mission, UCLA is committed to academic freedom in its fullest terms.

Reeve-Irvine-Research-CenterThe mission of the Reeve-Irvine Research Center is to find new treatments for spinal cord injury through the collaborative research and educational efforts of prominent scientists and clinicians both at the University of California, Irvine and around the world.


The Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.

NACTNThe mission of the North American Clinical Trials Network (NACTN) for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury is to bring promising therapies out of the laboratory and into clinical trials, in a manner that provides evidence of effectiveness and safety.

NRNThe NeuroRecovery Network (NRN) is a network of clinical rehabilitation centers and Community Fitness and Wellness gym facilities that make up two branches of care for people with spinal cord injuries and other neurological disorders.