DOL Grant To Fund New Accessible Technology Action Center

The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) has reportedly received a grant from the US Department of Labor (DOL) to establish the Office of Disability Employment Policy’s Accessible Technology Action Center.

Neuralstem’s Beijing-based Stroke Trial Receives Approval

Biopharmceutical company Neuralstem, Inc recently received approval to begin its clinical trial to treat motor deficits as a result of ischemic stroke with its spinal cord stem cells (NSI-566) at BaYi Brain Hospital, Beijing, China, according to a news release.

Study: MS Patient Subsets May Help Inform Treatment Decisions

According to a new study conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), researchers have pinpointed an approach that may help categorize multiple sclerosis (MS) into two meaningful subsets and potentially assist in treatment development.

New Agreement Sets the Stage for Mayo Clinic Telestroke Program

A new agreement reached between Tuba City Regional Health Care and Mayo Clinic in Arizona, will provide residents of the city reported to be the largest in the Navajo Nation in need of emergency medical care for stroke, access to a Mayo Clinic telestroke program, according to a recent news release.

New Hydrogel May Hold Implications For OA Cartilage Repair

In a recent news release, a team of material engineers at Harvard led by Zhigang Suo, PhD, professor, report that they have developed a stretchy, robust, biocompatible, and self-healing hydrogel that may become a potential cartilage repair treatment option for human joint defects, such as osteoarthritis (OA).