The Membership Committee is constantly looking for new ways to support ASIA and our members. Based on member feedback, we have created two new Clinic/Institutional Membership levels. The former Clinic/Institutional membership is now called “Platinum” with added benefits. There is also a new lower Clinic/Institutional membership package. The “Gold” membership offers nearly the same perks as the “Platinum” but with a lower price. Click here to read more about ASIA’s Clinic/Institutional memberships.
The Distinguished G. Heiner Sell Lectureship will be presented at the 2018 ASIA Annual Conference by William “Zev” Rymer, MD, PhD. Dr. Rymer is Director of the Single Motor Unit Laboratory at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, RIC) Dr. Rymer has been a pioneer in adopting an integrative research approach to improve the lives of persons with spinal cord injury, combining aspects of bioengineering, neuroscience, neurology and physiology. Read more here.
The 2018 ASIA Lifetime Achievement Award has been co-awarded to Dr. Richard P. Bunge and Dr. Mary Bartlett Bunge. Richard Bunge, MD spent his lifetime at the forefront of research efforts to understand and improve the processes of repair in the nervous system. Mary Bartlett Bunge, PhD, is currently Professor of Cell Biology, Neurological Surgery, and Neurology and the Christine E. Lynn Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience at the Miller School of Medicine, working in The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.