Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: Neurons

spinal cord showing neurons involved in touch

Pair of Studies Uncover Surprising New Roles for Spinal Cord and Brainstem in Touch

New research suggests spinal cord and brainstem are essential for processing touch signals as they travel to the brain The sense of touch is essential...

Scientists identify neurons that restore walking after paralysis

In a multi-year research program coordinated by the two directors of .NeuroRestore—Grégoire Courtine, a neuroscience professor at EPFL, and Jocelyne Bloch, a neurosurgeon at...
Dr. Hedong Li

Cell reprogramming could aid spinal cord injury recovery

Cells called astrocytes normally support our neurons, and now scientists are working to reprogram the star-shaped cells into neurons that help reconnect the brain...

Can nanotechnology rewire an injured spinal cord?

According to the World Health Organisation, up to a half-million people around the world suffer a spinal cord injury each year. Often caused by...

Regenerating Axons Across Complete Spinal Cord Injury

In a collaboration led by EPFL (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland and UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) in the USA,...

Spinal Neurons Grown From Stem Cells For First Time

Modern medicine has still not managed to crack the problem of spinal cord injuries that result in significant paralysis or loss of functional status. There...

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...

Researchers repair acute spinal cord injury in monkeys

Spinal cord injuries are among the most severe and difficult-to-treat medical conditions, usually resulting in permanent disability including loss of muscle function, sensation and...
Neurology - Spinal Cord Introduction

Neurology Videos by Armando Hasudungan

Neurology - Spinal Cord Introduction https://youtu.be/KnD16gwpCz8 Neurology - Nerve Damage and Regeneration https://youtu.be/OKr-9WJTHME Neurology - Autonomic Nervous System https://youtu.be/3a_aLsFvNWs View all the Neurology videos by Armando Hasudungan here!

Researchers Turn Skin Cells into Motor Neurons Without Using Stem Cells

Cellular Renovation Why build something from the ground up when one can just renovate an already existing structure? Essentially, that’s what researchers from the University...