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2021 News Highlights

2021 Year in Review


As we celebrate and review our accomplishments of the year 2021, a spotlight shines on our strides taken towards advancing the study of neurological diseases and injuries. Our collective efforts are changing the lives of people who are affected by life-long neurological conditions. Enjoy these inspiring news highlights from 2021 as we look forward to a radiant 2022!

The Numbers Across the Institute

Conditions & Recovery

Stroke icon
Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the U.S.
Spinal Cord Injury icon
Around the world, between 300,000 and 500,000 people are living with a SCI.
Traumatic Brain Injury icon
In the U.S., over 5.3 million adults and children live with TBI.
Cerebral Palsy icon
Worldwide, over 24 million children and adults are living with CP.
Neurodegenerative Diseases icon
Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias.
Retinal Degenerative Diseases icon
These will double by 2050.
Motor Recovery Icon
Write and walk again.
Pain and Sensory Recovery Icon
Pain free, touch and smell like before.
Cognitive Recovery icon
Remember and speak clearly.
Vision Recovery icon
See better.