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Examining Therapies to Treat Acute Spinal Cord Injury

Posted: 12.01.2010

In this video, W. Dalton Dietrich, Ph.D., scientific director of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, examines two therapies to treat acute spinal cord injury. First, he discusses the use of stem cells to treat spinal cord injury, a recent trial backed by the FDA and the first human trial of its kind in the U.S. In the second half, Dr. Dietrich talks about the Miller School’s groundbreaking hypothermia treatment for acute spinal cord injury.

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