Spinal cord injury

Surgical Robots Market to surpass US$ 16,875.6 Mn by end of 2028, Says Coherent Market Insights

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:30pm

SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical robots are kinds of surgical practices which are carried out using specialized robotic surgical systems.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical robots are kinds of surgical practices which are carried out using specialized robotic surgical systems.
  • Growing demand for minimally invasive surgical procedures is a prime factor driving growth of the surgical robots market .
  • Moreover, increasing regulatory approval for the introduction of surgical robots is again anticipated to accelerate growth of the market.
  • A growing number of gynecology surgeries is expected to provide enormous growth opportunities to the market of surgical robots.

Surgical Robots Market to surpass US$ 16,875.6 Mn by end of 2028, Says Coherent Market Insights

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:30pm

SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical robots are kinds of surgical practices which are carried out using specialized robotic surgical systems.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical robots are kinds of surgical practices which are carried out using specialized robotic surgical systems.
  • Growing demand for minimally invasive surgical procedures is a prime factor driving growth of the surgical robots market .
  • Moreover, increasing regulatory approval for the introduction of surgical robots is again anticipated to accelerate growth of the market.
  • A growing number of gynecology surgeries is expected to provide enormous growth opportunities to the market of surgical robots.

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Awards 2021 Neilsen Visionary Prize to Three Inspirational Leaders

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation , the largest private funder of spinal cord injury (SCI) research, education, clinical training, and programmatic support in the U.S. and Canada, announced the recipients of the 2021 Neilsen Visionary Prize.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation , the largest private funder of spinal cord injury (SCI) research, education, clinical training, and programmatic support in the U.S. and Canada, announced the recipients of the 2021 Neilsen Visionary Prize.
  • Prize recipients also reflect many of Craig H. Neilsen's qualities, from being unafraid to take bold risks, to boundless determination and passion, to the ability to inspire others.
  • "We are honored and excited to award Kim, Wesley, and Alice the 2021 Visionary Prize," said Kym Eisner, Executive Director of the Neilsen Foundation.
  • "All three embody the vision of the Neilsen Foundation and the dreams our founder had to enrich the lives of those affected by SCI.

Worldwide Regenerative Medicine Industry to 2026 - Featuring Allergan, Amgen and Baxter International Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 5:03pm

Regenerative medicine refers to a branch of biomedical sciences aimed at restoring the structure and function of damaged tissues and organs.

Key Points: 
  • Regenerative medicine refers to a branch of biomedical sciences aimed at restoring the structure and function of damaged tissues and organs.
  • Cellular and acellular regenerative medicines are commonly used in various clinical therapeutic procedures, including cell, immunomodulation and tissue engineering therapies.
  • Regenerative medicine minimizes the risk of organ rejection by the body post-transplant and enhances the recovery speed of the patient.
  • What is the structure of the global regenerative medicine market and who are the key players?

NeuExcell Therapeutics names Lori Gavrin as Chief Business and Strategy Officer

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 11:00am

STATE COLLEGE, Penn., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuExcell Therapeutics Inc. ( www.neuexcell.com ) today announced the appointment of Lori Gavrin, Ph.D. to the new position of Chief Business and Strategy Officer, effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • STATE COLLEGE, Penn., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuExcell Therapeutics Inc. ( www.neuexcell.com ) today announced the appointment of Lori Gavrin, Ph.D. to the new position of Chief Business and Strategy Officer, effective immediately.
  • Dr. Gavrin will report directly to Dr. Ronald HW Lorijn, Chief Executive Officer, and will lead and manage the strategic business development efforts focused on the Company's innovative neuroregenerative gene therapy technology.
  • Dr. Gavrin joins NeuExcell with over 20 years of industry experience, holding a variety of leadership roles at several major pharma and biotech companies, including Wyeth, Pfizer, and GSK.
  • Most recently, Lori served as VP of Corporate Development at Tmunity Therapeutics where she helped develop and execute the business development strategy, successfully managed complex strategic partnerships, and became an integral part of the Philadelphia cell and gene therapy community.

Neuvotion Secures over $1M in Seed Funding to Commercialize Neurostimulation Technology

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:15pm

DARIEN, Conn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuvotion, Inc ., an early-stage medical device company developing neurostimulation products for the rehabilitation and physical therapy markets, today announced that it has received over $1M in seed funding.

Key Points: 
  • DARIEN, Conn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuvotion, Inc ., an early-stage medical device company developing neurostimulation products for the rehabilitation and physical therapy markets, today announced that it has received over $1M in seed funding.
  • This seed funding will be used by Neuvotion to expand its team, conduct a multi-site clinical study, and seek FDA clearance for its initial product.
  • Further, Neuvotion secured exclusive worldwide rights to transformative technology developed by its founder, Chad Bouton, who is a professor at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research at Northwell Health.
  • We feel strongly that this technology can help transform lives for people with spinal cord injuries, strokes and other neurological conditions."

United Spinal Awarded Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Grant to support Disaster Relief for people with disabilities

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 6:00pm

"United Spinal is grateful for the Neilsen Foundation's support during these challenging times that have exposed the vulnerability of the SCI/D community to natural and human-caused disasters,"said Vincenzo Piscopo, President and CEO of United Spinal Association.

Key Points: 
  • "United Spinal is grateful for the Neilsen Foundation's support during these challenging times that have exposed the vulnerability of the SCI/D community to natural and human-caused disasters,"said Vincenzo Piscopo, President and CEO of United Spinal Association.
  • With the support provided by Neilsen Foundation, United Spinal is offering disaster relief grants to its 53,000 members across the country who have been impacted by disasters, such as the loss or damage of mobility equipment and lack of access to medical supplies.
  • To be eligible for the disaster relief grant, applicants must have a spinal cord injury or disorder.
  • In 2017, United Spinal sent a delegation to Puerto Rico to provide disaster relief from Hurricane Maria, which had a devastating impact on people with mobility impairments.

NWN Carousel Supports Spinal Cord Injury Recovery As 33 Foundation Hosts Annual Fundraiser

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 2:02pm

The foundation was started by NWN Carousel Chief Financial Officer, Matt Curran, to support those living with and recovering from spinal cord injuries.

Key Points: 
  • The foundation was started by NWN Carousel Chief Financial Officer, Matt Curran, to support those living with and recovering from spinal cord injuries.
  • The 33 Foundations mission is very personal to our team given Matts own history within the spinal cord recovery community, said Jim Sullivan, CEO NWN Carousel.
  • After his injury, he founded the 33 Foundation as a community of beneficiaries and donors that are passionate about helping those living with and recovering from spinal cord injuries.
  • The annual golf tournament raises funds for a specific person living with a spinal cord injury.

Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals Receive National Model System Designation for Spinal Cord Injury and Named "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 4:00pm

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation in Dallas, TX and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, NJ were named Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model Systems by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research.

Key Points: 
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation in Dallas, TX and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, NJ were named Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model Systems by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research.
  • Four Select Medical inpatient rehabilitation hospitals have been ranked "Best Hospitals" for rehabilitation by U.S News & World Report, including:
    Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation (West Orange, Saddle Brook, Chester, NJ) - #4
    Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation (Dallas, TX) - #14
    "Our inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, in partnership with joint venture health care systems, are at the forefront of clinical innovation and excellence," said Jeff Ruskan, president, inpatient rehabilitation hospital division, Select Medical.
  • Select Medical is one of the largest operators of critical illness recovery hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and occupational health centers in the United States based on number of facilities.
  • As of June 30, 2021, Select Medical operated 99 critical illness recovery hospitals in 28 states, 30 rehabilitation hospitals in 12 states, and 1,833 outpatient rehabilitation clinics in 38 states and the District of Columbia.

The Importance of Testing for Traumatic Brain Injuries Before It's Too Late

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 4:30pm

ATLANTA, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Traumatic brain injury (TBI) results from an impact to the head.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, Oct. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Traumatic brain injury (TBI) results from an impact to the head.
  • Injuries can be mild or more serious and leave bruising, torn tissue, internal/external bleeding or physical damage to the head and/or brain.
  • When involved in an accident that injures the head, neck or spine, gettested for a traumatic brain injury even when there are no physical symptoms.
  • Mild symptoms of a traumatic brain injury include headache, nausea, speech problems, loss of balance, light sensitivity and other sensory problems.