SCI Research in the News – CBC’s The National

With the recent news coverage of Humboldt Broncos' crash survivor Ryan Straschnitzki's treatments abroad, the conversation about epidural stimulation has entered the mainstream media. The SCI community has been aware of the benefits of neuromodulation for some time, and we are working through the established research channels to make this...

SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON

This year, the CSRO and our supporters took part in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.  As part of our Paving the Way for a Cure campaign, we rallied our new partners at the 407 ETR, and the OPP, as well as longtime supporters Permobil and Simone Performance to come out...

SAM Car Experience at Honda Toronto Indy

This year, at the Toronto Honda Indy the CSRO Ambassador Team was invited to take part in the SAM Car experience - which stands for Semi-Autonomous Motorcar. The vehicle was created by Arrow, and allows drivers with paralysis caused by spinal cord injuries to operate the car without the use...

CSRO In Memoriam: Remembering Clifford Voll

Clifford Voll was a man who valued independence, community, and progress.  After a motor vehicle crash resulted in a spinal cord injury at his C7 vertebrae, Clifford was classified as a quadriplegic but he had almost full use of his arms and hands.  This ability allowed him to use a...

CSRO + AIA Partner to address road safety through the CCIAP.

Canadian/American Spinal Research Organization announces partnership with AIA Canada to address road safety through the Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program (Toronto, ON - November 20, 2018) – The Canadian/American Spinal Research Organization (CSRO) and the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada are pleased to announce a partnership to address road...

Fraser Burton Corporate Champion Award: Permobil

On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018, the CSRO presented the Fraser Burton Corporate Champion Award to Allan Boyd and his team at Permobil in recognition of their exceptional commitment, dedication and outstanding support in helping us find a cure for spinal cord research. The award is given to a corporate partner...