The Praxis Spinal Cord Institute (Praxis) is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that leads global collaboration in spinal cord injury research, innovation and care. It accelerates the translation of discoveries and best practices into improved treatments for people with spinal cord injuries.

*Note: as of November 4, 2019 the Rick Hansen Institute is now Praxis Spinal Cord Institute.

Awards

2018

Recipient

Siamak Arzanpour

Award type

Innovation to Commercialization award


Project title

An advanced wearable robotic exoskeleton for assisting people with lower limb disabilities

2017

Recipient

Alexandra Williams

Award type

Research Trainee award


Project title

The acute impact of spinal cord injury on cardiac function, and novel hemodynamic management in SCI patients

2015


Award type

Research Trainee award


Project title

Don’t sugar coat it: Cardiac consequences of developing Type 2 diabetes after spinal cord injury

2014

Recipient

Christopher West

Award type

Scholar award


Project title

Cardiac responses to spinal cord injury and exercise

Recipient

John Kramer

Award type

Scholar award


Project title

Detecting neuroplasticity after spinal cord injury: Implications for neuropathic pain

2011

Recipient

Babak Shadgan

Award type

Research Trainee award


Project title

Near infrared spectroscopy of the bladder: Novel application for evaluation and monitoring of bladder function in patients with spinal cord injury

2008

Recipient

John Kramer

Award type

Research Trainee award


Project title

Examining segmental sensory function and recovery in individuals with spinal cord injury using dermatomal somatosensory evoked potentials

2006

Recipient

Andrew Gaudet

Award type

Research Trainee award


Project title

Role of galectin-1 in regeneration and repair following nerve injury