Translating Ideas Into Impact

“New medical technologies are life-changing. Every inch we gain saves lives and gives quality of life back to people living with spinal cord injury.” — Chris Marks, Victoria Community Liaison, Praxis

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We Are Praxis Spinal Cord Institute

Praxis is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that leads global collaboration in spinal cord injury research, innovation and care. We accelerate the translation of discoveries and best practices into improved treatments for people with spinal cord injuries.

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Latest News

Keep up-to-date with the latest news and updates from Praxis.

Praxis Fireside Chat on Indigenous Disability Awareness Month #IDAM2021

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the International Disability Awareness Month on Nov 23, 2021. A special thanks to our…
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Praxis 2020/21 Annual Report

A team of spinal cord injury (SCI) researchers, research users, and funders, including Praxis' Consumer Engagement Lead John Chernesky, has partnered to…
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The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine Special Supplement

From a heartfelt welcome from ISCoS President Ruth Marshall, to the opening plenary lecture from world-renowned surgeon-scientist Dr. Charles Tator, it was…
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ISCoS 2021 Conference Recap

From a heartfelt welcome from ISCoS President Ruth Marshall, to the opening plenary lecture from world-renowned surgeon-scientist Dr. Charles Tator, it was…
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International SCI Biobank Launches New Website

The International Spinal Cord Injury Biobank (ISCIB) is an initiative led by Dr. Brian Kwon, Canada Research Chair in Spinal Cord Injury…
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How Would You Like To Change The World?

Imagine improving the lives of millions of people around the world who live with a spinal cord injury.

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Key Initiatives + Resources

National SCI Registry

Learn more about the largest database tracking the experiences of Canadians with SCI.

Our Impact

At Praxis, we are driven by our vision of a world without paralysis after SCI. Since 2009, we have worked to make exceptional improvements in the health of people with SCI.

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Co-Creating a National SCI Care Strategy


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Imagine a world without paralysis after spinal cord injury.