A Spark of Nerve

In the inspiring new 60-minute documentary, A Spark of Nerve, Producer Linda Schaller is given rare access to the groundbreaking work of Dr. Susan E. Mackinnon. The first woman to receive the American College of Surgeons Innovation Award, Dr. Mackinnon is restoring movement to limbs that many doctors believe to be permanently paralyzed. It’s not science fiction! With a pioneering technique called nerve transfer surgery, patients are rewired with their own redundant nerves, retraining the brain...
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  • program length: 60 minutes

Thursday, September 5 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

additional airdates

  • Friday, September 6 at 12:00 am on 12.1