Spinal Cord Injury, International Center for

Regeneration Generation - Fitness & Excercise

Jan 27 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Join us for our monthly spinal cord injury support group, "Regeneration Generation." Each month features a new and exciting topic presentation or discussion. Meetings are held on one Monday each month from 12 - 2 PM, and lunch is provided for those who RSVP.

All meetings are catered by Brueggers and are held at: 

Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 North Broadway
Room 202
Baltimore, MD 21205

Baltimore Running Festival 2014

Oct 18 2014 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

M&T Bank Stadium
1101 Russell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

In My Own Words: Marshall Garber

November 13, 2013
When a spinal cord mass left him paralyzed, Marshall’s life changed forever. It changed again during an adaptive ski trip arranged by Kennedy Krieger.

Marshall Garber

Marshall Garber is a patient at Kennedy Krieger’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury.


by Kristina
August 2, 2013
For Pfeiffer’s family, every little milestone is a miracle, thanks to the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury.

Pfeiffer WhiteleyAt 4 years old, Victoria “Pfeiffer” Whiteley is funny, precocious, very charming, and wise beyond her years. She loves dresses with flowers, Barbies, and all things girly. She is also partially paralyzed, a result of transverse myelitis.

ScientificAmerican.com: Rewiring a Damaged Spinal Cord

April 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.

When Christopher Reeve became quadriplegic, there was little hope for patients with spinal cord injury. Now researchers are combining what they know about the central nervous system’s ability to rewire and regrow with a new understanding of the hidden smarts of the spinal cord to dramatically improve treatments. Read more

Spirit Magazine: Patrick Rummerfield

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.

After a 1974 car accident left Patrick Rummerfield a quadriplegic with 72 hours to live, Rummerfield beat the odds with the help of 17 years of intense therapy which allowed him to have mobility again in his arms and legs. Inspired by the challenges that he faced, he now has an even greater dream - to inspire others with disabilities to "keep the faith." Read more

ICSCI Fundraiser

Sep 8 2013 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Carlo's Italian Bistro
9926 York Rd
Cockeysville, MD 21030

About the Event:

Join us for an evening of fun, dinner, music, games, dancing, and silent auction at Carlo's Italian Bistro to benefit the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute. 

Can't attend the event? You can still make a donation. Visit the site for all the details.

Katie: One Bride's Inspiring Journey Down the Aisle

March 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.

When lupus left Perneita Fitzgerald paralyzed, some doctors told her she would never walk again. Yet, after countless hours of therapy at Kennedy Krieger, she was able to walk to her fiancé and tie the knot.
Watch the video.

Lower Extremity Functional Electrical Stimulation Cycling Promotes Physical & Neurological Recovery In Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

March 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

Baltimore, MD -- A new study by Kennedy Krieger Institute’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (Epub ahead of print) finds that long-term lower extremity functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling, as part of a rehabilitation regimen, is associated with substantial improvements in individuals with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI).

CNN: Virtual Sailing Program Helps Disabled

October 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.

Susan Hendricks reports on a program helping spinal cord injury patients gain strength and self-confidence in sailing. Watch now

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