Saturday, April 13, 2024

Tag: OEC

Olfactory ensheathing cells for spinal cord repair: crucial differences between subpopulations of the glia

Is repairing the injured spinal cord by olfactory ensheathing cell (OEC) transplantation possible? A recent human trial in which a paralysed man regained some function after transplantation of partially purified OECs suggests that this therapy may be a successful approach.

Olfactory cells transplanted to treat spinal cord injury

Three years after they treated patients with spinal cord injury in a randomized clinical trial with transplanted cells from the patients' olfactory mucosa (nasal...

Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of...

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells Millions of paralysis sufferers are today offered the...

To walk again – the people behind the story

It is a moment I will always remember. On a warm summer's day in Wroclaw, Poland, Darek Fidyka walked across a bridge, using only...

Revolutionary Stem Cell Treatment Repairs Spinal Cord Injuries In Paralyzed Dogs

Scientists have used a special cell to regenerate damaged parts of dogs' spines. Researchers are cautiously excited about these results which could potentially have...