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The Spinal Cord Injury Project

Open House, Friday, June 3rd
Hear the Latest News About Spinal Cord Injury Research and Clinical Trials
Join us Friday, June 3rd for our June Open House at the W. M. Keck Center at Rutgers University. Tours of the lab will be held from 5:00-6:00. The program featuring Dr. Wise Young will begin at 6:00.

Dr. Young will share updates on spinal cord injury research and the clinical trials with time for discussion and questions.

Click here for detailed directions. Reservations not needed.

Congratulations Brooke Ellison!
The dreary weather was overwhelmed by the radiant smile of Ms. Brooke Ellison as she received an Honorary Degree from Rutgers at the University Commencement held on May 15th in the football stadium. Sustained applause followed a brief video of her life and outstanding service. Ms. Ellison gave a strong message about what people can accomplish and how important it is to live a life of service.

Watch the video from commencement and hear Brooke interviewed by Dr. Wise Young for the program Breakfast at the Barracks.

'Believe Bowl' Honors Eric LeGrand, Still Accepting Donations
To support research in honor of injured Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand, click here and under Special Projects, type in 'Believe'.

Norway to send team to Hong Kong and China
Following an address by Dr. Wise Young, the Norwegian Spinal Cord Injuries Association accepted the challenge to take the first step towards clinical trials by deciding to send a delegation to observe the clinical trials in Hong Kong and the intense rehabilitation program in Kunming, China. Plans are underway for a visit this Fall.

Special Summer Open House, Thursday, July 21st
Two Very Special Guest Speakers
5:00 - 6:00 Displays and Exhibits 6:15 Program
Make plans now to attend!


Donations to The Spinal Cord Injury Project are tax-deductible per IRS regulations and are held in a designated account at the Rutgers University Foundation to be used for spinal cord injury research.

W. M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience
604 Allison Road D-251
Piscataway, NJ 08854 USA
Phone: 732.445.6573 Email: SCIProject@biology.rutgers.ed