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SCI Action Canada Knowledge Mobilization Training Series Dec 01, 2011 - Dec 01, 2012
IDAPT Launches! Dec 01, 2011 - Feb 28, 2012
Spinal Cord Connections: a new, first-of-its-kind website about spinal cord injury Jan 17, 2012
New blog highlights latest SCI research Jan 17, 2012
New "App" for Healthcare Professionals Treating Spinal Cord Injuries (SCIs) Feb 22, 2012
Summit 2012 - Paralyzed Veterans of America Feb 23, 2012
Canadian Paraplegic Association (CPA) Ontario's YouTube Channel Feb 29, 2012
Surgery for spinal cord injury within 24 hours improves outcomes Mar 07, 2012
International Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Data Sets Mar 26, 2012
Online program aims to improve fitness levels Mar 27, 2012
Physiotherapy Exercises for People with Spinal Cord Injuries Apr 03, 2012
Renewed Federal Government Investment Gives Further Hope to Canadians living with Spinal Cord Injury Apr 03, 2012
Global Impact: Adapting rehab practices to Nepal's culture & geography Apr 04, 2012
Toronto Rehab staffer pedals 8,000 kilometres for accessible sailing program Apr 04, 2012
Toronto Declaration on Bridging Knowledge, Policy, and Practice in Aging and Disability Apr 13, 2012
Could an MS Drug be the Next Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries? May 02, 2012
Researchers From Northwestern University Bypass Paralysis Using a Brain-Computer Connection! May 02, 2012
Patients with spinal cord injury report higher rates of wheelchair breakdowns May 08, 2012
Rick Hansen's Awe-Inspiring Impact on Paralysis Research May 23, 2012
Surgeons Restore Some Hand Function to Quadriplegic Patient May 23, 2012
Spotlight: TRI's Very Own - Dr. Cathy Craven & Dr. Milos Popovic on Barriers & FES Therapy May 23, 2012
The Man in Motion & Thermal Drive: The Uphill Push For a Cure May 23, 2012
My wheelchair job search May 29, 2012
New show gives close-up of women in wheelchairs Jun 04, 2012
Be Part of the Largest Survey ever Jun 05, 2012
Hebrew University of Jerusalem awards honorary doctorates to two prominent Canadians: Rick Hansen and Janice Gross Stein Jun 12, 2012
Kenya: Campaign to Stop Wheelchair Cruise Launched Jun 12, 2012
FDA approves Lyrica for treatment of spinal cord injury neuropathic pain Jun 21, 2012
STUDY ANNOUCEMENT: Spinal cord injury, stem cells and risk Jul 03, 2012
Brock leads way with exercise for spinal cord injury Jul 08, 2012
Musical glove improves mobility for people with spinal cord injury Jul 18, 2012
5th National SCI Conference - Program is now on-line Aug 08, 2012
Royal Mail defends decision to deny Paralympic gold medallists own stamps Aug 08, 2012
UM’s Miami Project gets FDA approval for clinical paralysis trial Aug 08, 2012
Biggest crowd ever expected at London 2012 Paralympic Games Aug 14, 2012
Bill would expand fertility coverage for veterans Aug 20, 2012
Paralympics: Park changes look ahead of Games Aug 20, 2012
Fears paralympians with spinal cord injuries will self-harm in bid to boost their performance during the games Aug 23, 2012
'Meet the Superhumans': Paralympians Aug 29, 2012
New Research: Eleven Studies Reveal Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury Experience Improved Health, Function through Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network Sep 05, 2012
StemCells Announces Positive Interim Data From Spinal Cord Injury Trial Sep 05, 2012
New Clinical Trials Give Hope to Those Suffering From Spinal Cord Injuries Sep 17, 2012
Canadian stem cell trials impeded by federal regulations, doctors say Sep 19, 2012
Neuralstem Cells Induce Significant Functional Improvement In Permanent Rat Spinal Cord Injury, Cell Study Reports Sep 19, 2012
Explosions Are Main Cause of Spine Injuries in U.S. Soldiers Sep 27, 2012
PhD student doing world first research on spinal cord injuries Oct 03, 2012
Bentley OKs law supporting UAB spinal cord research Oct 03, 2012
Botox gets UK nod for MS/spinal injury incontinence Oct 03, 2012
United Spinal Presents Free Webinars For National Disability Employment Awareness Month Oct 03, 2012
New findings could help speed recovery, alleviate pain associated with spinal cord injury Oct 22, 2012
ElearnSCI - A new website for SCI health professionals Oct 22, 2012
October is National Occupational Therapy Month Oct 23, 2012
Kessler Foundation to study role of environmental factors in rehabilitation outcomes in SCI Oct 24, 2012
Spinal cord injury patients gain strength by sailing Oct 24, 2012
Alternative therapy could be the next step for those with spinal cord injuries Oct 30, 2012
Spinal Trauma Mortality Rate Higher for Non-White, Uninsured Patients Oct 31, 2012
PAR-QoL Ask an Expert Spotlight Oct 31, 2012
Young people with spinal injuries face discharge to homes for elderly people Oct 31, 2012
Powered exoskeleton provides more independence to people with severe spinal cord injuries Oct 31, 2012
Spinal cord injury puts patients at high risk of life-threatening cardiovascular events Nov 07, 2012
Giving hope to spinal cord injury patients in Nepal Nov 07, 2012
Loughborough Varsity research says lives of spinal cord injury victims at risk in care homes Nov 07, 2012
Poor spinal injury care highlighted Nov 07, 2012
Discovery May Help Nerve Regeneration in Spinal Injury Nov 07, 2012
Stem cell study holds diabetes cure promise Nov 07, 2012
Searching for Paralympic heroes – in a basement Nov 19, 2012
Let's talk about sex (and people with disabilities), advocates say Nov 21, 2012
First Randomised Controlled Trial to show spinal cord regeneration in dogs Nov 21, 2012
Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again Thanks To Nose Cells Dec 05, 2012
ThinkFirst! safety talk aims to reduce devastating injuries Dec 05, 2012
Dietician wins top award for research into spinal injury Dec 05, 2012
Loughborough academic set for MPs meeting over people with spinal cord injuries Dec 05, 2012
Nerve stimulation improves hand use in spinal cord injury patients Dec 05, 2012
Read about the development of the PAR-QoL Website Dec 31, 2012
Systemic hypothermia in acute cervical spinal cord injury: a case-controlled study Jan 11, 2013
52nd Annual Meeting of ISCOS - Abstracts due March 28, 2013 Jan 16, 2013
Experimental Drug Helps Mice With Spinal Cord Injuries Jan 16, 2013
Neuralstem Receives FDA Approval To Commence Spinal Cord Injury Trial Jan 16, 2013
IT Study for Persons with SCI (Greater Toronto Area) Jan 24, 2013
10th Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Special Interest Group - Call for abstracts - Jan. 31 2013 Jan 25, 2013
Reflex control could improve walking after incomplete spinal injuries Feb 12, 2013
Spinal Cord Paralysis: New Hope Feb 12, 2013
90th Annual ACRM Conference: Call for Proposals Feb 12, 2013
App helps spinal patients get their lives back Feb 14, 2013
Paralyzed Veterans of America's Summit 2013: Call for Abstracts Feb 28, 2013
Announcing the Arrival of the PAR-QoL Newsletter Mar 11, 2013
New Hope for Reversing the Effects of Spinal Cord Injury Mar 13, 2013
New PAR-QoL March Blogs online Mar 22, 2013
PAR-QoL April Blog - E-Resources for Health Professionals Apr 22, 2013
Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury Surf at Life Rolls On Foundation's Signature Program, They Will Surf Again Apr 23, 2013
Paralyzed Monkey Controls Arm Via Brain Apr 23, 2013
Spinal cord researchers to benefit from $20 M investment from Rick Hansen Foundation Apr 23, 2013
University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) welcomes Wheelchair Basketball Canada’s new year-round training academy Apr 23, 2013
United Spinal Establishes Advisory Committee of Spinal Cord Injury Experts to Provide Cutting-Edge, Credible Resources for People with Disabilities May 01, 2013
Wheelchair-bound man rappels down Prague building May 05, 2013
PAR-QoL May Blogs - Ontario Spinal Cord Injury Research Network (OSCIRN) & The SCIREHAB Project - Phase III May 09, 2013
United Spinal And The Buoniconti Fund Team Up To Improve Peer Support For People Living With Spinal Cord Injuries And Disorders May 22, 2013
Department of Defense awards $2 million to spinal cord injury research May 29, 2013
Spinal Cord Injury office shutting down May 29, 2013
PAR-QoL Upcoming Newsletter - Sign up for our June 10th Posting Jun 04, 2013
Spinal-cord research wins, as Rick Hansen Institute pledged $35-million Jun 05, 2013
Pentagon awards funds to spinal cord injury research Jun 06, 2013
PAR-QoL June Blog On-Line - Spinal Cord Essentials Jun 09, 2013
PAR-QoL June 2013 Newsletter On-Line Jun 10, 2013
Bladder function restored in animals with severe spinal cord injury Jun 27, 2013
Livability lands top national award with spinal cord injury teaching resource Jun 27, 2013
Irreversible tissue loss seen within 40 days of spinal cord injury Jul 10, 2013
Kessler Foundation awarded more than $1.2 million in grants by the NJ Commission on Sci Research Jul 10, 2013
July PAR-QoL Blog On-Line - SCI & Nutrition Jul 28, 2013
Researchers Ready to Try Deep Brain Stimulation to Reduce Pain in Spinal Cord Injured Patients Jul 31, 2013
Researchers find a way to restore bladder function in rats with spinal cord injuries Jul 31, 2013
PAR-QoL August Blog - Preliminary Findings from the SCI Community Survey Aug 20, 2013
Scientists Reveal Immune Function Can be Restored in Spinal Injured Mice Aug 20, 2013
FacingDisability Adds 300 New Spinal Cord Injury Videos Aug 21, 2013
Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine publishes Sept. conference issue Sep 11, 2013
Spinal Cord Injury Patients To Swim With Dolphins Sep 11, 2013
United Spinal and Allsup Highlight Resources for Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month Sep 20, 2013
Chronic Pain Following Spinal Cord Injury Reduced by Diet Rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Suggests Loma Linda University Health Study Sep 20, 2013
PAR-QoL September 2013 Blog - 6th National SCI Conference Sep 25, 2013
6th National SCI Conference - Website now on-line Sep 30, 2013
PAR-QoL October Blog - Dr. Brett Smith Oct 01, 2013
PAR-QoL October 2014 Newsletter - Now Online Oct 07, 2013
Rehab centers adopt motion-based treatments for spinal cord patients Nov 02, 2013
New technologies promise advancements in treatment for spinal-cord injuries Nov 02, 2013
A pacemaker in the brain for spinal cord injury? Nov 02, 2013
PAR-QoL November 2013 Blog On-Line - SCIRE Outcome Measures Version 4 Nov 22, 2013
Spinal cord injury: Prosthetic bladder ‘controls urine’ Nov 22, 2013
PAR-QoL December Blog now On-Line Dec 02, 2013
Sailing simulator ‘key in spinal cord injury rehabilitation’ Dec 02, 2013
Tongue piercing lets paralysed drive wheelchairs Dec 05, 2013
PAR-QoL - Year End Message and Request for Feedback Dec 12, 2013
PAR-QoL December 2013 Newsletter On-Line Dec 16, 2013
Start of stem-cell study offers hope to patients with spinal-cord injuries Jan 17, 2014
Sexual Health Resources SCI - Toronto Study Feb 03, 2014
PAR-QoL February 2014 Blog - Now On-Line Feb 20, 2014
PAR-QoL March Blog - The 2014Paralympics in Sochi Open Today! Mar 07, 2014
Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation - Spring 2014 Newsletter Apr 10, 2014
Ontario Renews Support for Rick Hansen Foundation and Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation Apr 10, 2014
New York Officials Restore Millions for Spinal Cord Injury Research Apr 10, 2014
United Spinal Hosts Free Webinars - Motion Therapy Technology & Transitioning to Mobility devices Apr 10, 2014
Peking University Collaborates With Canada On Spinal Injury Research May 01, 2014
Paralyzed Veteran Fights for VA Spinal Cord Injury Center May 01, 2014
Exercise brings hope to those paralysed by spinal injuries Jul 02, 2014
Aging can worsen spinal cord injury Jul 02, 2014
FDA allows marketing of first wearable, motorized device that helps people with certain spinal cord injuries to walk Jul 02, 2014
PAR-QoL July 2014 Blog On-Line Jul 03, 2014
DiveSTARS Teachs Scuba Diving to Disabled Sep 09, 2014
Paralyzed Veterans of America’s 2014 Summit+EXPO Sees Record Number of Health Care Participants Sep 09, 2014
September 2014: Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month Sep 09, 2014
PAR-QoL September Blog - SCIRE Version 5.0 Sep 09, 2014
September 2014 PAR-QoL Newsletter On-Line Sep 14, 2014
Exoskeleton enables paralyzed groom to walk down the aisle Oct 19, 2014
PAR-QoL October 2014 Blog - SCI Manifesto for Change Oct 21, 2014
Paralyzed Veterans Applauds Award to VA Scientists Working on Spinal Cord Injury Oct 27, 2014
Luc Noreau, PhD: 2014 Paralyzed Veterans of America Education Foundation Grant Recipient Nov 05, 2014
Online course on 'ABC of Autonomic Dysreflexia' in spinal cord injury. Nov 25, 2014
PAR-QoL December 2014 Newsletter - Dr. Krista Best Dec 15, 2014
PAR-QoL December Blog - Get in Motion Dec 15, 2014
ParQoL Feb Blog - Portraying the lives of Canadians with spinal cord injury. Feb 10, 2015
Ask an Expert: Spotlight on Dr. Jaimie Borisoff Mar 02, 2015
New bike helps paralyzed patients cycle again Apr 27, 2015
PAR-QoL Expert Spotlight with Dr. Jaimie Borisoff: your questions answered! Jun 02, 2015 - Dec 26, 2016
Advancing Neurotrauma Research: An Ontario-Quebec Partnership Jun 03, 2015
Remembering Barbara Turnbull Jun 03, 2015
PAR-QoL August 2015 Blog - Parapan AM Games Aug 05, 2015
The Art of Science Aug 05, 2015
Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs: What You Need to Know Aug 05, 2015
Renowned Toronto fashion designer makes 'adaptive' clothing for the wheelchair-bound Aug 06, 2015
Computational Model Can Help Treat Ulcers in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury Aug 12, 2015
Spinal Cord Injury Research Chair Created Aug 19, 2015
Reminder! PAR-QoL Usability Study - YOUR FEEDBACK IS NEEDED Sep 09, 2015
Study: Community characteristics affect health of residents with spinal cord injury Oct 09, 2015
ONF/RHI SCI funding opportunity Oct 09, 2015
PAR-QoL October Blog - The Big Idea Oct 09, 2015
Now available online: PAR-QoL Webinar Feb 17, 2016
Guide for Online Colleges & Disabilities Feb 18, 2016
Tommy Hilfiger Launches Adaptive Collection for Children With Disabilities Mar 01, 2016
SCI Yoga Study (Toronto, ON) Mar 23, 2016
Study points to potential monitoring approach for personalized treatment of spinal cord injuries Jan 03, 2017
7th National SCI Conference -Abstracts due Jan. 25, 2017 Jan 03, 2017
PAR-QoL January 2017 Blog - Yoga for Spinal Cord Injury Jan 03, 2017
PAR-QoL launches it's ResearchGate page - Come and Visit! Jan 03, 2017
PVA Summit 2017 Expo - Abstracts Due Feb. 24 Jan 16, 2017
Wheelchair Accessible? Ask Google Maps Jan 31, 2017
PAR-QoL February Blog 2017 - Canadian Access & Inclusion Project Feb 09, 2017