SCI Research Network Receives Grant

October 2007
PN;Oct2007, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p40
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The article reports on the decision of the Department of Defense (DOD) to allow six hospitals to expand a spinal-cord-injury (SCI) research network created by the Christopher Reeve Foundation (CRF) in the U.S. It is noted that the CRF organized the North American Clinical Trials Network (NACTN) to bring promising therapies for SCI from the laboratory to clinical trials. A $2.5 million grant will enable the expansion to include military and additional civilian hospitals.


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