Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tag: nerve cells

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 for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), in Bengaluru, may have the...

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 new cases each year—most from vehicle crashes or falls. The...

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 heralding hope for sufferers of spinal cord injuries, including those...

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 the result. In recent years, researchers have increasingly turned to...

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 by spinal cord injury. “For the first time, the limits on...

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 deficits. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet report in the scientific journal Cell...

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 moment. Although it can be controversial and does raise a...

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: Its spinal cord can heal completely after being severed, a...

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 cords of adult mammals – an achievement that could one...

The Use of Cell Transplantation in Spinal Cord Injuries

Overview The spinal cord is often called as a delicate tissue, which is secured inside very hard vertebrae of spinal column. The spinal cord and brain is seen forming the central nervous system of our...