ONF Announces Closure After 23 Years

Sadly, the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) has announced the closure of its doors after 23 years. As an important partner and ally of the CSRO, the ONF has supported our initiatives, and provided us with a research network that allowed funding to amplify through shared channels to make our research...

A Tribute to Ray Wickson

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ray Wickson. Ray was a pioneer and leader in a quest for a cure for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. After being injured in a car accident in 1983, Ray dedicated his life to raising funds for spinal...

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...

Non-Surgical Recovery of Function: Not a Fantasy

Kate Willette “Improved voluntary hand function occurred within a single session in every subject tested.” That’s the killer sentence from a new study soon to be published in the Journal of Neurotrauma. The principal investigator is our old friend, Professor Reggie Edgerton, who has been looking for ways to help people...

MTO Reconnection Golf Tournament 2018

The 11th Annual MTO Reconnection Tournament was held at Cardinal Golf Club on June 11th, and it was a tremendous success. MTO employees, retirees, and other notable members of the road-building community all came out to show their support for Carl Hennum & the CSRO/ASRO. Carl, who was an Assistant...