Cautious welcome to progress being made to help some people regain some function after spinal cord injury...
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Dr Mark Bacon, from the charity Spinal Research, told the BBC: "It is encouraging to see a number of therapeutic options to restore function being explored clinically, but these clinical forays are in their infancy and largely still remain at the level of proof of concept. "Recent reports of cell and nerve grafts, this research and numerous trials and studies now point to progress. "Is it time to accept the bar is now set higher? Should we now measure success when we see changes in clinical practice and these proof of concepts end as standards of care? "I don't think it is too early or unhelpful to think along such lines, even if this some way off."