New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research, whose members are appointed by the Governor, was established on September 13,
1999, with the passage of the "Spinal Cord Research Act" by the
New Jersey State Legislature.
mission is to ensure that the people of New Jersey receive the utmost
attention and benefit in our nation's fight against spinal cord
injury and disease through its promotion of research into the treatment
was created to encourage and promote significant, original research
projects in New Jersey through the funding of approved research
projects at qualifying research institutions in the State. In addition,
the Commission will establish and maintain, in conjunction with
the New Jersey Department of Health, a central
registry of all persons who sustain spinal cord injuries.
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