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We will be updating this section on a regular basis with our latest press releases and announcements.

Response to Australian of the Year announcement

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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Paraplegic woman Claire Lomas to walk Vitality London 10,000

London, 27th May, 2016: Following on from the success of her challenge in 2012 (walking the London Marathon in 17 days) Claire Lomas is set to take part in the Vitality London 10,000 on 30th May 2016. Claire who was…

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nsif funded research enters exciting new phase

The nsif funded research project led by Dr. Pawel Tabakow, of Wroclaw Medical University in Poland, is prepared to accept two further patients. Dr. Tabakow’s team have launched a dedicated website to allow patients worldwide to view the medical criteria for…

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Italian and UK charities work together to fund spinal cord injury research

In a joint effort to help fund a cure for spinal cord injury, Marina Romoli Onlus, a voluntary non-profit organisation based in Italy, has made a donation of €70,000 to the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation (nsif), based in the UK. Marina…

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A father’s promise leads to life-changing medical breakthrough for spinal injuries

Research funded by the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation (nsif) and UK Stem Cell Foundation uncovers a possible cure for paralysis A paralysed man is now able to walk again BBC One’s Panorama will reveal the full story in a special…

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