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Zack Weinstein , friend and long time supporter of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, is starring in the new play, Colossal . The play follows the story of Mike, a former dancer and Division I college football player who sustained a spinal cord injury during a football game. The audience sees Mike, played by Zack as he navigates through ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose May 1, 2015 11:37 AM EDT
Over the last few years we have written several times about a nifty genetic manipulation that reboots key nerves in the spinal cord to regenerate in a big way. Starting back in 2008, Zhigang He, at Harvard, got damaged optic nerves going again by deleting PTEN, a tumor suppressor gene that cancer researchers had come across back in the 1990s; this enzyme ... more...
Posted by Sam Maddox on Spinal Cord Injury Research Apr 30, 2015 4:58 PM EDT
April has been a busy month, full of events and new opportunities. I delivered the game ball during Wings for Life Night at Red Bull Arena to support spinal cord research , and I attended BTIG Charity Day to inspire charitable giving across a number of causes . I also had some significant progress in my rehabilitation as I now have more movement in my ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Apr 30, 2015 1:55 PM EDT

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