2022/2023 Annual Report

It is hard to put into words the gratitude I feel after the year the Foundation has experienced. An extraordinary year where the community have rallied around our mission to cure paralysis for all and we are now on the cusp of a Cell Transplantation and Rehabilitation Human Clinical Trial happening. There have been so […]


SIP Week Success 2023!

THANK YOU to every single person who sipped, donated, shared and supported SIP Week 2023! Because of your generosity and the matching donations from Nicola and Andrew Forrest we have had the biggest SIP Week to date!  A special thanks to Lisa Peine for her incredibly generous donation of SIP Week, in support of the […]


3D Replica Model of Spinal Cord

The Spinal Injury Project team are always looking for new innovations and with the upcoming human clinical trials the team needed an approach that enabled the surgeons to develop personalised surgical plans for participants with a spinal cord injury. We know that every spinal cord injury is different, which means that every surgery has to […]


Cutting edge microscope to help find a cure for paralysis

A state-of-the-art livecyte microscope, funded by the Perry Cross Spinal Research Foundation, through the support of our incredible donors, was unveiled at the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery and is leading the Spinal Injury Project team toward human clinical trials.  In a celebration of cutting-edge research and technological innovation The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD […]


Cell and Nerve Bridge Production Team – Making Progress

The Spinal Injury Project “cell and nerve bridge production team” are training for the clinical grade production of cells for the clinical trial. This is being done at the Good Manufacturing Practice facility at QGen in Brisbane.  The next step is to do a full pilot production including transporting the nasal biopsy, purifying the cells, […]


Meet the SIP Team – Joshua

Joshua has joined the Spinal Injury Project in the role of research assistant, histology and microscopy “I’m a science enthusiast from the beautiful Gold Coast. With a bachelor’s degree in biomedical science and master’s in medical research, my love for science runs deep. I’ve always been driven to understand how things work and continually pursue […]


Joy’s Story

Joy fell from her horse on Christmas eve, she was left a paraplegic. As a mother to three young children, this life changing moment devastated her family. She remembers waking up on the ground with ambulance officers working over her and her terrified family telling her the helicopter would arrive soon. Amidst the turmoil and […]


Spinal Injury Project Partnership Prospectus

Thank you for your interest in the Cell Transplantation and Rehabilitation Clinical Trial Here you can download the full prospectus with outlines our plans for a human clinical trial. To learn more about this project or if you have any questions, please reach out to us at [email protected] Download Prospectus Here


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