About Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation (CDRF) is a 501 (c)(3) national, non-profit and self-help organization that was founded as a result of the merger of the American Paralysis Association and the Christopher Reeve Foundation. Its mission is to encourage and support worldwide research and activities designed to speed the progress toward a cure for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury and various central nervous system disorders. The foundation has also provided seed money for innovative medical research studies that are largely responsible for recent breakthroughs in the prevention of spinal cord injury and its treatments. In addition, CDRF international conference on spinal injury provides an important forum for the exchange of information among leaders in the field of spinal cord injury research. The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) is a program of the CDRF. The PRC is a national clearinghouse of information and referrals on the subject of paralysis from any cause.