Saturday, January 22, 2022

Tag: Purdue University

An old drug with new potential: WWII chemical-weapon antidote shows early promise as treatment...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A drug developed during World War II as an antidote for a chemical warfare agent has been found to be...

Study points to potential monitoring approach for personalized treatment of spinal cord injuries

Researchers have developed a urine test revealing the presence of a neurotoxin that likely worsens the severity and pain of spinal cord injuries, suggesting...

Testing method promising for spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A medical test previously developed to measure a toxin found in tobacco smokers has been adapted to measure the same...

Researchers use nanoparticles to deliver treatment for brain, spinal cord injuries

Purdue University researchers have developed a method of using nanoparticles to deliver treatments to injured brain and spinal cord cells. A team led by Richard...

Purdue researchers work on drug to relieve spinal cord injuries

Purdue University researchers are working to develop a drug that could reverse some spinal cord injuries as well as other neurological traumas. Richard Borgens, founder...

Study on dogs yields hope in human paralysis treatment

Researchers have successfully tested injections of a liquid polymer to heal spinal injuries in dogs in an experiment that also offers hope for preventing...