A nice article on Jared

“WPI student begins challenging journey after spinal cord injury

Worcester Mass, By Steven H. Foskett Jr.
Telegram & Gazette Staff

As you can imagine, with the news of Jared’s injury we have been contacted by news sources wanting to tell his story. This is another new terrain for us brought on by the trauma. You can follow a link below to an article written by Steven H. Foskett Jr. of the Telegram in Worcester, MA.

We appreciate that Steven didn’t dramatize Jared’s story after interviewing Jared, his dad John and me. The story is told in an honest and informative way.

We only hope that with the publishing of such an article, including the blog which you are now reading, the informative and candid posts will help others on a similar journey.

Here is a link to the article.

Shepherd posts news about Stem Cell trial

This month Jared became the first patient to receive stem cells in the Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc clinical trial partnering with Shepherd Center. Although Jared is unnamed in the article, we are reposting their press release regarding the surgery, found on the Shepherd Center website. this will give you a much better idea of what the trial is about.

June 8, 2015
Shepherd Center Treats First Patient in Clinical Trial of Investigational Product in Newly Injured People with Spinal Cord Injury

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