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2013 Spinal Cord Injury Wellness Summit


Keynote address:

SCI Research and the Hope for Cure: Where Are We Today?


By Daniel Lammertse, MD

Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado Denver, Medical Director of Research at Craig Hospital, and co-director of the Rocky Mountain Regional SCI System.

In this talk, Dr. Lammertse lucidly explains the complex issues involved in SCI recovery research, discusses the most promising avenues of investigation, summarizes the current state of SCI cure research worldwide today, and reviews the risks of participating in expensive experimental treatments outside the U.S.

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Presentation time: 69 minutes. After watching, please complete our two-minute survey!


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