Congresswoman Supporting Spinal Cord Research Intended to Benefit U.S. Veterans
MIAMI, Oct 22, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) will present a new initiative with St. Thomas University and the U.S. Department of Defense to support spinal cord injury research. St. Thomas University Biology Professor Jeffery Alan Plunkett - a leader in spinal cord injury research - and St. Thomas University President Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale will provide details on STU current support, University science programs - including financial aid opportunities for minority students - and how the new initiative will be put into use to continue researching possible cures of this serious injury, which has affected so many war veterans.