The Distinguished G. Heiner Sell Lectureship will be presented at the ASIA 2017 Scientific Meeting by Dr. Jacqueline C. Bresnahan. Dr. Bresnahan is Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery, Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Center, at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Bresnahan’s contributions to SCI research span over four decades and have focused largely on mechanisms and repair of secondary damage after SCI, as well as plasticity and regeneration. Details here.
The 2017 recipient of the ASIA Lifetime Achievement Award is Professor Fin Biering-Sørensen. Dr. Biering-Sørensen is professor in Spinal Cord Injuries at University of Copenhagen, Denmark and has published more than 450 papers. The ASIA Lifetime Achievement Award is presented by ASIA to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the world of spinal cord injury care. Read more here
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Announces Funding Opportunity for Psychosocial Research. Eligible organizations conducting research that explores the interrelation of behavioral, social and psychological factors that influence participation, health practice, lifestyle, and support systems in community and clinical settings are encouraged to apply. Learn more here.