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Institute of Medicine advisory: Spinal cord injury treatment

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

SPINAL CORD INJURY: PROGRESS, PROMISE, AND PRIORITIES, a new report from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, identifies promising approaches and strategies to accelerate the development of cures for spinal cord injuries. The report also recommends ways to ensure that new discoveries in neurobiological research are efficiently and effectively translated into actual patient treatment. Advance copies will be available to reporters only beginning at 9 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 4. THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED AND NOT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE BEFORE 10 A.M. EDT ON APRIL 5. Reporters who wish to obtain a copy should contact the Academies' Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu.

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