April 10, 2014
Sam Schmidt still defying odds

He stands as a testament to the unlimited power of the mind and the heart, proof that no obstacle can prevent one from having an impactful life.

March 17, 2014
Wheelchair netters serve up inspired play

For a special group of tennis players, it’s all about perseverance and determination in the face of adversity.

January 22, 2014
Spinal cord injuries in young people

Spinal cord injuries often involve young people but few teens and college students understand the potentially life-threatening risks that come with playing many popular sports.


Perceptions about the human spinal cord have undergone a revolution in
recent years. What was once considered hopeless is now showing signs of promise.

SSPF-funded scientists are on the cutting edge of spinal cord research and
making progress. Advances are being made every day.. more →