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The 2nd Step by Step International Spinal Cord Repair—Combining research Step by Step into multi-pronged approaches for spinal cord repair

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On April 26-27, 2013, the Step by Step Foundation hosted the Second International Spinal Cord Repair Meeting at the Fira Barcelona Convention Center in Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain, highlighting some of the exciting research including clinical trials which show promise for treatments for this devastating disorder. This meeting brought together clinicians, clinical scientists and molecular biologists from more than 10 countries to evaluate current knowledge on clinical, cellular, and biomolecular aspects of spinal cord injury. A major goal of the conference in advancing the translation of research data to the clinic was to promote multi-pronged approaches for therapy of this complex problem.

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Moreno-Flores, M. , Ferón, F. , Arvanian, V. , Blesch, A. , Curt, A. , Fink, D. , Mata, M. , Nakashima, K. , Navarro, X. , Rodríguez, F. , Schwartz, M. , Svensson, M. , Sundstrom, E. , Romero, J. and Lim, F. (2013) The 2nd Step by Step International Spinal Cord Repair—Combining research Step by Step into multi-pronged approaches for spinal cord repair. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 6, 21-32. doi: 10.4236/jbise.2013.67A2003.

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