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2013-08-29 04:21:12

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group(TM) (Debiopharm), the Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the development of prescription drugs targeting unmet medical needs as well as companion diagnostics, presents today the 'Debiopharm Group(TM)Life Sciences Award 2013' to Professor Gregoire Courtine for his outstanding research on 'Restoring Motor Functions after Spinal Cord Injury'. The two 'Junior Debiopharm Group(TM) Life...

2012-06-01 10:23:44

Swiss scientists on Thursday said they have given paralyzed rats the ability to walk again through a combination of spinal cord stimulation and robotic therapy. The team of researchers, led by Gregoire Courtine at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, were able to get severely paralyzed rats walking and even running again within a couple of weeks following therapy. They effectively engaged the rats in participating in their own rehabilitation. Publishing the research findings from a...