Christopher Reeve & Spinal Cord Injury (cont.)

In just a few years' time, the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation has given $22 million in research grants to some of the world's best neuroscientists. These grants are catalytic.

"We support new initiatives, take smart risks, and make sure our research dollars are spent to do the most good. And the research we're funding has the potential to cure not only paralysis, but other devastating diseases, such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer' s, cancer, juvenile diabetes, ALS and heart disease."

In addition, through its Quality of Life Grants program, the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation has awarded more than $1 million in grants to organizations that help people with disabilities live more independently and in a manner that is dictated by their abilities, not their disability.

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