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Announcing 2022 Myelopathy.org Research Award Winner

Myelopathy.org is delighted to announce the winner of its inaugural Research Award for best piece of research aligned with a RECODE-DCM Top 10 Research Priority: Dr Michael G Fehlings from Toronto, Canada for his paper, The influence of ApoE4 on the…

Dr Benjamin Davies Receives 2023 Luiz Vialle Award

luiz vialle award medal

Named after the founder of the AO Spine Knowledge Forums (KF), the international Luiz Vialle Award recognizes young practitioners for their contributions to the field of spine research and knowledge dissemination to improve patient care and outcomes in spinal disorders.…

Coffee with Esther (January 2023)

New Year, New Me, Living with Myelopathy  Hi All, Happy New Year to everyone! I hope you all enjoyed the festive period and your myelopathy didn’t stop you from getting together with family and friends. I wanted to take some…

Happy New Year 2023!

A very warm welcome to the new year to all of you! 2022 has been a year that’s been difficult and challenging for so many. A constant for me, and I hope for many of you too, has been the…

Interview with Dr Chad Cook

What is your name and where do you live?  Chad Edward Cook and I live in beautiful and historic Chapel Hill, North Carolina, one of the original colonies of the United States. North Carolina boasts lovely coasts, smoky mountains, and…

What Is SHARED-DCM?

Imagine living with a chronic illness that you do not know much about and for which information is not readily available.  This is the daily experience of many people with Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM) who often find themselves unprepared to…

Coffee with Esther (December 2022)

‘Tis the season… Hi all,  Where has the year gone? December is slipping away and Christmas is on the horizon. This time of year can be stressful for anyone. Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM) can put even more pressure on us…

2022 Year-End Message

2022 has been a wonderful year here at Myelopathy.org. It has been particularly special for me, as it marked my first year as a mother, and I spent the majority of the year on maternity leave with my baby. It…

DCM Education Survey Results

In recent years, the Myelopathy.org Student Society conducted a national education survey to assess Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM) education received by our future doctors in medical school. This was inspired by the top research priority identified by RECODE-DCM: raising awareness.…