Despite the ongoing difficulties faced as
a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the construction work on the laboratory at Wroclaw Medical University was able to continue. We are delighted to announce that this large-scale capital project is
nearly complete. The required ventilation unit has been installed on the roof and in a matter of days the final unit will be placed in the lab.
Once complete, all equipment will be validated and approval sought from the Polish Ministry of Health and Good Medical Practice. When restrictions are lifted the second patient will return to
Poland in preparation for a 2021 procedure.
The first patient, Darek Fidyka, continues to progress through his rehabilitation programme. Dr Pawel Tabakow noted visible improvement in spine stability and muscle coordination.
While the Covid-19 pandemic has presented many challenges, the whole Walk Again team remain committed to driving forward the project in the pursuit of developing a cure for paralysis from