Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Tag: Gene Therapy

Gene therapy shows promise in treating neuropathy from spinal cord injuries

An international team of researchers, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, report that a gene therapy that inhibits...

Paralyzed Mice Walk Following Drug Therapy

Spinal cord injury (SCI) commonly results in paralysis from the injury site down, even when the spinal cord hasn’t been severed completely. The remaining...
Gene therapy restores hand function

Gene therapy restores hand function after spinal cord injury in rats

https://youtu.be/dCyIiDcn9WU Researchers at King’s College London and the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience have shown that rats with spinal cord injuries can re-learn skilled hand movements after...

Spinal Cord Injury Patients Face Many Serious Health Problems Besides Paralysis

MAYWOOD, IL –  Paralysis is just one of the many serious health problems faced by patients who suffer spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord patients also are...

New gene therapy hope for spinal injuries

A new gene therapy that may restore some movement function to people with recent spinal cord injuries is the focus for spinal cord injury...

Gene Behind Long Body Of Snake May Help Patients With Spinal Injuries

Snakes owe their long and slithery bodies to "junk DNA," large chunks of the reptile's genome that scientists once thought to be useless. The...

Spinal Cord Injury Improved After Gene Therapy

On April 2, The Journal of Neuroscience published a study on the use of a single administration of a gene-therapy targeting scar tissue at...