2005 Route 28 Summit Sponsors
Novel Methods to Exploit Stem Cells for Recovery of Human CNS Function
The 2011 ISNR/Route28 Summit was made possible by the generous donations of the following sponsors:
The Office of Research and Development (ORD) aspires to discover knowledge, develop VA researchers and health care leaders, and create innovations that advance health care for our veterans and the nation. Learnmore at www.research.va.gov.
The mission of NINDS is to reduce the burden of neurological disease - a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world. To support this mission, NINDS conducts, fosters, coordinates, and guides research on the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of neurological disorders and stroke, and supports basic research in related scientific areas. http://www.ninds.nih.gov
The Paralyzed Veterans of America, a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members— veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction. PVA will use that expertise to be the leading advocate for: (1) Quality health care for our members, (2) Research and education addressing spinal cord injury and dysfunction, (3) Benefits available as a result of our members’ military service, (4) Civil rights and opportunities which maximize the independence of our members. http://www.pva.org
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) funds research, training and facilities grants using all types of stem cells and focusing on a range of human diseases. Learn more about CIRM funding and stem cell research in the State of California at www.cirm.ca.gov.