Unveiling the mysteries enshrouding pathological mechanisms of nervous system trauma and diseases is one of the most challenging medical problems of the modern era. The need for major advancement in this arena is fueled by the ever-increasing incidence of injury and disease among people from all walks of life. The mission of Purdue University Center for Paralysis Research is to meet this challenge head on, to decipher mechanisms of neuropathology through a concerted multi-disciplinary effort.
CPR is strictly a research group. However, we often engage in clinical trials (animal and human –please see News section for any latest information). For those living with pre-existing neurologic conditions from damage to the central nervous system, we offer suggestions to the following links: