NorCal SCI has written about the various studies going on to cure paralysis and while finding a cure is proving to be more elusive and challenging than previously thought, it is amazing to learn about the various novel approaches scientists are taking to unlock this mystery.
We've developed a short list of some interesting reads on such approaches:
The mind-reading devices that can free paralyzed muscles
Stem Cell Implants Improve Monkeys’ Grip After Spinal Cord Injury
BioArctic's Biodegradable Device Could Regenerate Spinal Cord Injury
Discovery offers new genetic pathway for injured nerve regeneration
Effects of epidural stimulation on people with spinal cord injury
Hope for recovered motor function in patients with chronic spinal cord injury
Unrecognized Nerve Survival After Spinal Injury Could Improve Recovery Prospects
You can also become better educated about clinical trials and these two articles do a good job of that:
Spinal Cord Injury Research Trials: An Overview
Interested in volunteering for a clinical trial?
And finally, what's on a lot of people's mind is:
SCI Research Trials and How to Get Involved