Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Tag: nerve cells

nerve cell processes

Project AxonRepair – Spinal Cord Repair: releasing the neuron-intrinsic brake on axon regeneration

AxonRepair, a multinational collaboration funded under NEURON’s JTC2016 co-funded call, aims to promote axon regeneration in the spinal cord. Following Spinal Cord Injury, the connections...

Molecule from Bengaluru, India lab may heal spinal injury patients

JNCASR researchers find out that it has the ability to reprogramme damaged nerve cells A small molecule synthesised by researchers at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre...

Case Western Reserve Researchers Restore Breathing and Partial Forelimb Function in Rats with Chronic...

Promising results provide hope for humans suffering from chronic paralysis Millions of people worldwide are living with chronic spinal cord injuries, with 250,000 to 500,000...

Could nose cells treat spinal cord injuries?

Scientists developing robust method to treat spinal cord injuries using nose cells Researchers have designed a new way to grow nose cells in the lab...

In a break with dogma, myelin boosts neuron growth in spinal cord injuries

The molecule inhibits adult axon regeneration, but appears to stimulate young neurons Recovery after severe spinal cord injury is notoriously fraught, with permanent paralysis often...

Gene jumpstarts regeneration of damaged nerve cells

Searching the entire genome, a Yale research team has identified a gene that when eliminated can spur regeneration of axons in nerve cells severed...

Promising therapeutic approach for spinal cord injuries

The healing ability of the central nervous system is very limited and injuries to the brain or spinal cord often result in permanent functional...

What are stem cells and how will they be used to treat the world’s...

Stem cell research is often controversial but it has also led to incredible medical progress in recent years. Stem cell research is at defining...

Scientists find key protein for spinal cord repair

Healing protein bridges severed tissue in fish A freshwater zebrafish costs less than two bucks at the pet store, but it can do something priceless:...

UT Southwestern Researchers Amplify Regeneration of Spinal Nerve Cells

Newswise — DALLAS – Oct. 11, 2016 – UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers successfully boosted the regeneration of mature nerve cells in the spinal...