The Spinal Cord Injury Project


*** MONTHLY OPEN HOUSE, FRIDAY, JUNE 5th
*** SPECIAL RU-WINS LECTURE, FRIDAY, JUNE 12th
*** SHARING OUR STORY IN WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, JUNE 23rd
*** BIG SUMMER OPEN HOUSE, THURSDAY, JULY 16th


Monthly Open House, Friday, June 5th
Come this week for an update on the research and clinical trials, Friday, June 5th. Last monthly Open House until Fall. Tours of the Center are ongoing between 5:00 - 6:00 pm, program with Dr. Wise Young begins at 6:00.

Free parking is available in Lot 56, in front of the Nelson Biological Laboratories Building where our Keck Center is located. Reservations not needed. Click here for directions.



Special RU-WINS Lecture, June 12th
Due to illness, Dr. Beth Stevens had to cancel her RU-WINS Lecture in May. We are very fortunate that she has been able to adjust her schedule to be with us on Friday, June 12th. Dr. Stevens, assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, will present a lecture on Immune Mechanisms of Synapse Loss in Health and Disease. Lecture at noon in Room D-406 in Nelson Biological Laboratory Building on Busch Campus. Following the seminar, Dr. Stevens will meet with undergraduate and graduate students for pizza and discussion. The public is welcome to attend.


Sharing Our Story in Washington, DC, Tuesday, June 23rd!

Dr. Wise Young has been invited to give a Congressional Briefing on Capitol Hill for members of Congress and their staffs. Dr. Young will share the results of the clinical trials and the importance of bringing these trials to the United States.

Please write to your Senators and Representatives and urge them to attend: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2-3:00, Cannon Office Building, #121.

Thank you Congressman Chaka Fattah for sponsoring this briefing.


BIG SUMMER OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, July 16th

A unique opportunity to hear experts in the field, learn about research, see new products, and meet vendors - all in one place! Exhibits open at 4:45. Program starts at 6:05.

Featured Speaker: Dr. Paul Lu, Research Science Specialist at University of California-San Diego shares his work on Bridging the
injured spinal cord with neural stem cells
.
Marilyn and Bob Hamilton demonstrate Galileo to optimize muscle fitness and recovery.
Dr. Wise Young reports on Clinical Trials: The Next Steps.
Science displays and vendor exhibits.

Refreshments generously sponsored by the Central Jersey Spinal Cord Association. We look forward to seeing you here!

Free parking in lot 56, in front of Nelson Biological Laboratories. Enter through door with red awning, take elevator to second floor. Click here for directions.


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W. M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience
604 Allison Road D-251
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854 USA
Phone: 848.445.6573 Email: SCIProject@rutgers.edu