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The Spinal Cord Injury Network is pleased to announce Dr Gila Moalem-Taylor based at the School of Medicine, University of New South Wales, has been awarded the Network’s “Towards Translation Capacity Building Initiative” Grant. Funding of $320,000 will support Dr Moalem-Taylor’s new collaborative project “Modulation of gap junction channels for the treatment of spinal cord injury.” Read more

The Spinal Cord Injury Network is offering a PhD Scholarship as part of our Spinal Cord Injury Research Grants Program to support research and development in the field of spinal cord injury. The Program is designed to promote and extend excellence in research and skills development.  Read more

The Spinal Cord Injury Network is pleased to partner with AQA Victoria and Disability Sport and Recreation, to launch a new workshop series, this time on exercise and personal solutions to barriers to exercise > moreRead more

Sixty years after New Zealand Mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary conquered Everest, Catriona Williams, Neil Cudby and Rob Creagh became the first people with tetraplegia to hand cycle to Everest Base Camp. It was an incredibly difficult journey for everyone. Each day, a lesson in determination, overcoming a combination of psychological and physical challenges.  Read more

The Spinal Cord Injury Network has joined forces with New Zealand's CatWalk Trust for "THE BIG CYCLE" to raise $1 million for spinal cord injury research. The "BIG CYCLE" team includes three people with tetraplegia; CatWalk Founder Catriona Williams, Neil Cudby and Rob Creagh who are hand cycling the gruelling Tibetan Plateau. Read more

Four Spinal Cord Injury Network Travel Grants in Memory of Rosalind Nicholson have been awarded to support attendance to conferences between August and December this year. Read more

On July 5, CatWalk founder Catriona Williams, Rob Creagh, and Neil Cudby became the first people with tetraplegia to hand cycle 18,000 feet (5,200m) to Everest Base Camp. Read more

CatWalk Founder Catriona Williams, Rob Creagh and Neil Cudby are cycling across the Himalaya from Lhasa in Tibet to Kathmandu in Nepal in a bid to be the first people with tetraplegia to reach Everest Base Camp and raise $1 million for spinal cord injury research. Read more

A huge thank you to Darley Australia for donating this amazing prize.  Read more

The Spinal Cord Injury Network is a proud partner on an NHMRC grant awarded in November 2011 to investigate the factors that determine clinical outcomes and well being of people in the first 24 hours after sustaining a spinal cord injury. Read more