Our community is currently attempting to understand the fluid developments surrounding the coronavirus. People with spinal cord injury, particularly high level ones, are vulnerable to complications from any respiratory infection. This is because their respiratory function can be significantly compromised. Additionally, people with spinal cord injuries are in close contact with different people involved in […]READ MORE
Announcement of Event Cancellations
This is a difficult time as we collectively move to stop the spread of COVD-19. We are aware of the significance of the situation and our focus is on our community. We hope you and your families are well at this time. You will have seen the Government’s ban on gatherings to protect the health […]READ MORE
Work continues to cure paralysis
Now more than ever we are reminded of the importance of research as the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic. Adhering to all public health advice, our Spinal Injury Project is continuing to work towards a cure for paralysis albeit under a new set of working conditions. Our researchers are still in the lab working hard. […]READ MORE
Meet Dr Indra Neil Choudhury
We are so grateful to be able to support brilliant researchers like Dr Indra at the Spinal Injury Project. Dr Indra Neil Choudhury was recently selected amongst many candidates as the Gold Coast Mayor Student Ambassador (2020). He is also a PhD student representative for the School of Medical Science at Griffith University and regularly […]READ MORE
Griffith University biomedical researchers take home top award
PCSRF is proud to announce that a research spin-off by the Spinal Injury Project team at Griffith University has been awarded the prestigious Marshall and Warren Innovation Award at the annual NHMRC Research Excellence Awards in Canberra on 11 March. Associate Professor James St John, Associate Professor Jenny Ekberg, Dr Matt Barton and Dr Brent […]READ MORE
SIP Project gets $5.7m boost!
World-leading Griffith University research into the development of a cell-based therapy for treating spinal cord injuries has received a $5.7 million boost from the Queensland Government. Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad, who announced the funding at the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery at Nathan campus, said it would support pre-clinical research initially pioneered by […]READ MORE
Summer Safety Campaign Success!
In an effort to save people from spinal cord injuries or worse, this campaign encouraged sensible behaviour over the 2019-2020 summer and highlighted the risks and hazards to be aware of while at the beach, pool and on the roads. This year we encouraged everyone to get out and enjoy summer and to also take […]READ MORE
We couldn’t do it without you!
Community support is so important for a small charity like ours. It really does take a village to cure paralysis and we are so grateful for the support we receive from across the globe from our Cure Crusaders. Jennifer Moo and her husband Brad are incredible Cure Crusaders who are donating $1 from every sale […]READ MORE