Center News & Updates

Nov 20 2013
Kennedy Krieger Institute researchers find therapeutic benefits of virtual sailing
May 1 2013
A full-page story on Pat Rummerfield highlights his role as patient liaison in our own International Center for Spinal Cord Injury, his recent autobiography and his receipt of the Henry Viscardi Achievement Award.
Apr 4 2013
Dr. John McDonald discusses his team's recent study finding that functional electrical stimulation cycling leads to physical and neurological improvements in an article highlighting several rehabilitation approaches.
Apr 4 2013
Kennedy Krieger’s inpatients benefit from animal-assisted therapy during intensive rehabilitation.
Mar 4 2013
Study by Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury suggests activity-based restorative therapy programs may provide substantial benefits for persons with chronic SCI
Mar 1 2013
A patient of our International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) appeared as a guest on Katie Couric’s national daytime talk show, “Katie.” She spoke of how intensive therapy at Kennedy Krieger’s ICSCI made it possible for her to walk down the aisle on her recent wedding day.
Oct 16 2012
Researchers in our International Center for Spinal Cord Injury are using a virtual sailing regimen to introduce individuals with spinal cord injuries to the world of adaptive sailing.
Oct 13 2012
Nine Kennedy Krieger patients and numerous staff formed the Institute’s inaugural team for the Baltimore Running Festival.
Oct 1 2012
A patient sets out to overcome his paralysis and walk the 5K for Team Kennedy Krieger in the 2012 Baltimore Running Festival.
Sep 3 2012
Life Through Motion campaign to provide wellness center memberships to individuals with disabilities
Jun 1 2012
The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute Releases a Statement about New Study published in Science
May 9 2012
Krystal Greco, 16, shares her story about pursuing her passion despite a life-changing injury
Dec 28 2011
New wallet-sized informational cards help caregivers and first responders to address signs and symptoms of Autonomic Dysreflexia, a potentially dangerous condition for persons with a spinal cord injury.
Oct 17 2011
Twelve days before his 21st birthday, Brian Keefer, an all-around college athlete, suffered a drastic gymnastics injury that paralyzed him from his neck down. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition featured Brian and his family in a special two-hour episode.
Jul 19 2011
The Baltimore Sun profiled patient Chris Mason-Hale and his journey to walk again after a spinal cord injury.
May 31 2011
Our own Pat Rummerfield shares his story of recovery and hope.
May 24 2011
Read about the experiences of Kennedy Krieger patient Matt Courson, and his determination to walk across the stage at his college graduation.
May 23 2011
The Baltimore Sun featured patient Matt Courson and his triumph of walking across the stage at his college graduation following a paralyzing spinal cord injury.
Jan 27 2011
Taxol stabilizes growing nerve cells and reduces the barrier of scar tissue
Jun 15 2010
New Research Shows that Electrical Stimulation Can Promote Central Nervous System Repair
Sep 16 2009
Physicians and patient to share insights
Jul 27 2009
"Family Meetings: an Important Resource," is a new article published in "Advance for Physical Therapists & PT Assistants" and written by ICSCI physical therapist Varsha Gandhi.
Jul 27 2009
The Baltimore Ravens welcomed International Center for Spinal Cord Injury Patients at Training Camp.
Jan 22 2008
Spinal Cord Organization for Research and Enrichment (S.C.O.R.E.) Commits Funds to Kennedy Krieger's World-Renowned Center