Thursday, June 13, 2024

Tag: Neurons

Researchers discovers ways to regenerate corticospinal tract axons

Researchers at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have found a way to stimulate the growth of axons, which may spell...

New research offers help for spinal cord patients

In a study on rats, researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered the cause of the involuntary muscle contractions which patients with severe...

Newborns a hope for spinal injuries

It all started at a symposium five years ago. Catherine Gorrie, an expert in spinal cord injury, was listening to a presentation about the...

Studies identify spinal cord neurons that control skilled limb movement

NEW YORK, NY (May 1, 2014) —Researchers have identified two types of neurons that enable the spinal cord to control skilled forelimb movement. The...

Light-Activated Neurons May Restore Function to Paralyzed Muscles

LONDON, April 10, 2014 — Paralysis caused by a motor neuron disease or spinal cord injury understandably causes feelings of hopelessness, helplessness and despair....

Researchers Generate New Neurons in Brains, Spinal Cords of Living Adult Mammals

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers created new nerve cells in the brains and spinal cords of living mammals without the need for stem cell...

How neurons control fine motor behavior of the arm

Motor commands issued by the brain to activate arm muscles take two different routes. As the research group led by Professor Silvia Arber at...

Two-way traffic in the spinal cord

The progress a baby makes in the first year of life is amazing: a newborn can only wave its arms and legs about randomly,...

Repairing and regenerating neurons

Finding a solution for brain and spinal cord injury The Fournier lab at the Montreal Neurological Institute is working to answer a fundamental question: what...

Neurons derived from cord blood cells may represent new therapeutic option

Protocol may open new avenues for cell-replacement therapies for neurological conditions LA JOLLA, CA—For more than 20 years, doctors have been using cells from blood...