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.
December 23, 2013
Saving Children's Spines
San Diego, California (NAPSI) - While between 1,500 to 2,000 children and adolescents sustain spinal cord injuries every year, you can help keep your kids out of such statistics.
November 20, 2013
Check out this story of inspiration!
Teen determined to walk again after spinal cord injury
A Kansas teenager is walking again after suffering a football injury in September. Watch the inspiring story from KAKE-TV or visit the Team Anthony Crump Facebook page to learn more about his journey.
Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation
$10 Million Prize for Significant, Functional Recovery in Spinal Cord Injury Patients
Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Challenge Program
The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation is preparing to launch a spinal cord injury (SCI) Challenge Program which ultimately looks to award a $10 million prize to team(s) that can reach unprecedented improvement in functionality of people living with chronic SCI.
The 10-year Challenge has been designed with the help of 40 of the world's leading SCI researchers and provides a set of supporting prizes and grants to guide innovators towards this final goal.
We are now preparing to launch the fundraising stage of the initiative. More detailed information on the Challenge Program will be available soon. If you would like to contact us, please email SCIchallenge@samschmidt.org.