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Rick Hansen SCI Registry pilot study officially launches at Hadassah Medical Center

November 17, 2016 (Jerusalem, Israel) – The medical interventions and outcomes of Israelis with spinal cord injury (SCI) can now be captured in the Rick Hansen SCI Registry (RHSCIR), a prospective observational study of individuals sustaining a traumatic SCI, thanks to the teams at the Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) and Hadassah Medical Center.

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Rick Hansen Institute connects with Israeli partners in innovation

Nov 10, 2016 – The Rick Hansen Institute’s (RHI) CEO, Bill Barrable, and Manager of Commercialization & Industry Relations, Jonathan Miodowski, will travel to Israel November 13-17, 2016 to expand and strengthen RHI’s network within the Israeli realm of technology and innovation.

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RHI and ONF partner to support three leading SCI summits this November

The Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) is proud to partner with the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) to co-fund, engage in program planning, and attend three leading summits focused on care-related issues for people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Each summit will be hosted in Toronto, ON.

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New Zealand launches national spinal cord injury registry in partnership with the Rick Hansen Institute

Aug 3, 2016 – On August 1, 2016 an event was held at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand to mark the launch of the New Zealand Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Registry, developed in partnership with the Rick Hansen Institute (RHI). The data collected in the registry will lead to better services, care and support for people living with SCI, and reduce long term health care costs. 

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Four incoming board members in 2016

RHI welcomes four new members to the board of directors

July 14, 2016 – Dr. Bernie Bressler, Board Chair, is delighted to announce that four new members were elected to the Rick Hansen Institute (RHI) Board of Directors (BoD) at its June 30 Annual General Meeting: Ms. Shari Hughson and Drs. Kristine Cowley, Ian Rigby and Christine Sang.

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