This answers that question, and these: Where is the spinal cord and the vertebrae? What are the effects of SCI? IS there a cure? Do people with SCI get better? Does everyone who sustains SCI use a wheelchair? Do people with SCI die sooner?
This place changed our lives for the better. I can't imagine where we'd be without these wonderful people who... just get it. This is where Jimmy was for many months following his accident in 2011. I even lived on campus for a month myself.
This is an organization I was just turned onto from a fellow news peer. In late July, they announced they got the green light from the FDA to to begin a clinical trial to evaluate the safety of transplanting human Schwann cells to treat patients with recent spinal cord injuries.