An Australian-first rehabilitation trial considered the next crucial step in treating paralysis will proceed after a record donation from the country’s leading spinal injury research foundation.
One of Griffith’s biggest supporters in the field of spinal cord injury research and a Griffith Sciences alumnus have been recognised at the Queensland Community Foundation Philanthropy awards.
The Queensland Government has invested $5 million in a Griffith University pre-clinical trial to prove that a “nerve bridge” across a damaged spinal cord may be the answer to otherwise permanent paralysis. In a science and health collaboration, the project, led by Dr James St John, will be conducted across two of the university’s leading […]
The first real cure for spinal injury is closer at Griffith University because of a donation by the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation. The foundation has just committed $267,000 towards the first year of funding of a $700,000 human clinical trial at Griffith’s Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery. There are about 12,000 recorded cases of spinal cord […]
Griffith University supporter and Gold Coast identity Perry Cross will be one of several local icons featured in Luminaries, a stunning visual display tomorrow evening at the Gold Coast campus
Griffith University’s Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery opened its door for a ‘Scientific Open House’ organised with the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation to thank their donors for their contributions to scientific research. Part of the research at Eskitis aims to find a cure for spinal cord paralysis. Former Governor-General The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce […]
Researchers at Griffith's Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery are taking spinal cord therapy into a new dimension, thanks to a novel technique for cell growth