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  • UH Study Focuses On Immunity, Infection, Exercise And Spinal Cord Injured Patients

    UH Study Focuses On Immunity, Infection, Exercise And Spinal Cord Injured Patients
    Main Category: Neurology / Neuroscience
    Also Included In: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses | Immune System / Vaccines
    Article Date: 03 Mar 2011

    Mobility is a challenge for spinal cord injured patients. Infection is another. Adam Thrasher, assistant professor of health and human performance (HHP), says infection is the leading cause of death for people living with spinal cord injuries for two years or more. He and HHP colleague Richard Simpson are investigating why the immune system is blunted after a spinal cord injury.

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