Welcome to the nsif media centre. Read all the latest news, blogs and events.

The Breakthrough: 2014

16th February 2015

See highlights of the media coverage surrounding the announcement to the world that Darek Fidyka, who had a complete spinal cord injury, had regained function and sensation below the level of injury following treatment part-funded by nsif.

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Paraplegic fundraiser Claire Lomas collects MBE

1st March 2017

On 28th February Claire Lomas received her MBE from Prince William in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

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Claire Lomas receives MBE

1st March 2017

On February 28th 2017, nsif patron and champion fundraiser Claire Lomas was awarded her MBE for services to spinal injury research at Buckingham Palace. Since her injury in 2007, Claire has dedicated her life to raising money to fund a…

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Steven Smith’s London Marathon

24th February 2017

Our trustee Steven Smith is taking on the Virgin Money London Marathon on 23rd April to raise vital funds for nsif. Steven was told in 2011 that he would not be able to walk again, but has been able to recover…

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Lolly Mack featured in Fabulous Magazine

23rd February 2017

nsif champion and fundraiser Lolly Mack featured talks about her story and support of nsif.

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nsif 2017 Event Calendar

22nd February 2017

Get involved with nsif in 2017, see what upcoming events we have

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Professor Geoffrey Raisman Obituary

22nd February 2017

On 27th January Professor Geoffrey Raisman sadly passed away, read his obituary.

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Claire Lomas MBE Road2Recovery Half Marathon & Fun Runs – 18th June 2017

7th February 2017

On Sunday 18th June, patron Claire Lomas MBE will be organising the second annual Road2Recovery Half Marathon in aid of nsif.  Last year’s event proved to be hugely popular with over 300 participants running through the scenic Eye Kettleby Lakes…

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Finding and funding a cure

2nd February 2017

A tribute to Professor Geoffrey Raisman

31st January 2017

A tribute to Professor Geoffrey Raisman: A wonderful man with a brilliant brain We are very sorry to hear the news that our dear friend Professor Geoffrey Raisman FRS has sadly passed away. All our thoughts are with his family…

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The Christopher Tickle Fund 2016

Last year (2016) was filled with an abundance of support from our various nsif champions, as always, The Christopher Tickle Fund has hugely contributed to the year’s efforts. The Christopher Tickle Fund was founded after Christopher suffered a neck injury…

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Response to Australian of the Year announcement

27th January 2017

26th January 2017 – London, UK: Following the announcement that Professor Alan Mackay-Sim has been named Australian of the Year we have seen some confusion in recent media reporting. We feel it is important to clarify that he was not…

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Winter Newsletter

26th January 2017

We wrap up 2016 with the final newsletter of the year, read it here. Be the first to hear the latest nsif news by joining our mailing list at the bottom of the page.

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