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Spaulding New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center

The Spaulding New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center (SNERSCIC)was created as a merger between the Spaulding-Harvard Spinal Cord Injury Model System and the New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center Model System.

Our mission is to promote quality of life for individuals with SCI throughout their lives, through exemplary standards of care and rehabilitation advanced through research, education, advocacy, and ongoing support.

  • 29
    The average age at injury has increased from 29 years during the 1970s to 43 years currently.
  • 78%
    About 78% of new SCI cases are male.
  • Causes
    Vehicle crashes are currently the leading cause of injury, closely followed by falls. Acts of violence (primarily gunshot wounds) and sports/recreation activities are also relatively common causes
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“Fantastic talks and discussion around the power of collaborations to accelerate research on neurorecovery - the future is bright!”
Dr. Cheri Blauwet, MD, Co-Director of Dissemination/Knowledge Translation