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How aging can intensify damage of spinal cord injury

Published: June 24, 2014

Jonathan GodboutStudy in mice suggests immune cells fail to activate key messenger needed for repair

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In the complex environment of a spinal cord injury, researchers have found that immune cells in the central nervous system of elderly mice fail to activate an important signaling pathway, dramatically lowering chances for repair after injury.