Spinal cord injury affects 17,000 Americans and 700,000 people worldwide each year. Prognoses are often tragic, and social costs exceed $2 million (U.S. and E.U.) in the first five years of care. A research team at NeuroPair, Inc. won the Grand Prize in the 2023 Create the Future Design Contest for a revolutionary approach to spinal cord repair. Dr. Johannes Dapprich, NeuroPair’s CEO and founder, discusses their groundbreaking approach that addresses a critical need in the medical field, offering a fast and minimally invasive solution to a long-standing problem.

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