Paralysis can result from injuries to nerves, the spinal cord or the brain. Physicians at the Paralysis Center at UC San Diego Health System are dedicated to improving function and mobility for individuals living with paralysis, and advancing therapies to treat paralysis.
UC San Diego conducts basic and clinical research to better understand causes and potential new treatments for paralysis. UC San Diego scientists in this field include:
"Paralyzed Limbs Regain Movement with Unique Surgery," KPBS Evening Edition, Feb. 2013
New Surgical Technique May Reverse Paralysis
Brian's Breakthrough: Repairing Paralyzed Nerves