e-Dura: introduction of a revolutionary spinal implant

Research by Dr Stephanie Lacour and Dr Gregoire Courtine involving the development of a new flexible stretchy spinal implant which is surgically installed onto the spinal cord which then transmits electrical pulses that appear to “wake up” the spinal cord. Being flexible as opposed to the existing rigid implants currently available, the implant vastly reduces the risk of inflammation, friction and abrasion.

This Article was published in The spring edition of The Spin, 2015

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