Jason's Story


Three years ago, I had a snow-boarding accident. In an instant, everything changed

Jason Ellery

Spinal Cord Injury Research can assist in dramatically improving the quality of life for me and the 10,000+ other Australians living with Spinal Cord Injury. That’s why I support The SRI – they focus on improving lives, here and now.

Marc Brew

"As a professional ballet dancer acquiring a spinal cord injury at C6/C7 I thought my career was over and I couldn’t continue to pursue my passion but I firstly had to change my own perception of what a dancer was and who could dance, it had to start with me. Focusing on what I could do rather than what I could not…. "

The SRI is delighted to announce award-winning choreographic artist and dancer Marc Brew as its newest ambassador. Marc's innovative works, created in collaboration with disabled and non-disabled artists, employ physical techniques drawn from contemporary dance and classical ballet. Marc is currently on tour with the production "For Now, I am...", which has been stunning audiences in UK, Europe and Palestine. For more details of Marc's incredible work see

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Spinal Research Institute (SRI) is a not-for-profit spinal cord research charity. Our mission is to support world class clinical research and clinical trials. We provide means for Australian and international spinal cord injury (SCI) researchers to build much needed collaboration and to translate research outcomes into life changing health solutions for people living with SCI.

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