September 20, 2015
SPR’s pain patch is pleasing researchers
March 3, 2015
Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD presents “Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Acute Post-op Pain” at the Cleveland Clinic Pain Management Symposium, 2015, Sarasota, Florida.
December 14, 2014
John Chae, MD, MS presents the use of percutaneous PNS in the treatment of low back pain at the 18 Annual Meeting of the North American Neuromodulation Society, Las Vegas, Nevada.
December 12, 2014
Matthew deBock, MS presents “Do Percutaneous Open-Coil PNS Leads Have Lower Infection Rates Compared to Conventional Leads and Catheters?” at the 18 Annual Meeting of the North American Neuromodulation Society, Las Vegas, Nevada.
November 14, 2014
Josh Boggs, PhD; Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD; and John Chae, MD, MS present “Percutaneous PNS: A New Arrow in the Quiver for Pain Management” at the American Society for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management Symposium (moderator: Steven Cohen, MD).
September 6, 2014
Josh Boggs, PhD; Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD; and John Chae, MD, MS present “Percutaneous PNS: A New Arrow in the Quiver for Pain Specialists” at the Napa Pain Conference (moderator: Michael Saulino, MD, PhD).
May 22, 2014
SPR Therapeutics Receives Red Herring Top 100 Award
December 6, 2013
Marc Huntoon, MD presents “Using Ultrasound to Guide Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulator Implants” at the 17 Annual Meeting of the North American Neuromodulation Society, Las Vegas, Nevada.
November 24, 2013
Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD presents “A Unique Lead Designed For PNS Enables Percutaneous, Ultrasound-Guided Insertion To Provide Pain Relief With Stimulation Of Major Nerve Trunks” at the ASRA Annual Pain Medicine Meeting, Phoenix Arizona.
August 25, 2013
Josh Boggs, PhD presents “Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) for Relief of Phantom and Residual Limb Pain” at the 20th Annual Napa Pain Conference, 2013.
August 23, 2013
Hunter Peckham, PhD; Leonardo Kapural, MD, PhD; and John Chae, MD, MS present SPR’s design, mechanisms, and clinical results — “Percutaneous PNS: A New Arrow in the Quiver for Pain Specialists” during the 20th annual Napa Pain Conference (moderator: Josh Boggs, PhD).
June 12, 2013
Richard Wilson, MD presents results from “Intramuscular Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Compared to Usual Care for Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial” at The 11th World Congress of the International Neuromodulation Society, Berlin, Germany.
May 23, 2013
Maria Bennett, MS presents the “Smartpatch System” at the Neurotech Investing & Partnering Conference
April 26, 2013
SPR featured in Medtech Insight article focused on emerging peripheral nerve technologies
January 24, 2013
SPR Therapeutics Receives CE Mark for Smartpatch PNS System
January 8, 2013
SPR Therapeutics Raises $5 Million Series A
October 3, 2012
SPR Therapeutics & NDI Medical Awarded $2.77 Million Grant
November 1, 2011
Maria Bennett, MS featured in JumpStart’s Annual Community Report
October 14, 2011
World’s First Implantation of SPR System for Chronic Pain
June 6, 2011
SPR Therapeutics featured in June issue of CBC magazine
May 21-26, 2011
John Chae, MD, MS presents results of SPR-sponsored clinical study on post-stroke shoulder pain and Vu Nguyen, MD presents results of first use of SPR’s implantable technology at 10th World Congress of the International Neuromodulation Society (INS) Meeting in London
April 16, 2011
John Chae, MD, MS presents results of SPR-sponsored clinical study on post-stroke shoulder pain at the Association for Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Annual Meeting in Phoenix
February 9, 2011
SPR Therapeutics awarded $100,000 from the Lorain County Community College Foundation Innovation Fund
December 4, 2010
John Chae, MD, MS presents results of SPR-sponsored clinical study on post-stroke shoulder pain at 14th Annual North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) Meeting in Las Vegas
August 2, 2010
Phase I SBIR awarded to fund study on post-stroke shoulder pain
June 17, 2010
IDE Approved Feasibility Clinical Study on Electrical Stimulation for the Treatment of Post-Amputation Pain Initiated and Actively Enrolling Subjects
May 17, 2010
Phase II SBIR awarded to fund and advance the development of our Smartpatch PNS System
September 4, 2009
Phase I SBIR awarded to fund study on post-amputation pain
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