Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tag: Stem Cell Research

Improved understanding of early spinal cord development paves the way for new treatments

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are developing the means to turn stem cells into a wide range of specific types of spinal cord...

Untapped potential of stem cells could aid repair of spinal cord damage

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have identified a group of latent stem cells that respond to injury in the central nervous system of...

Scientists develop blueprint for turning stem cells into sensory interneurons

The findings represent an important step toward cell therapies to restore sensation in people with spinal cord injuries Key takeaways: Just like the real thing....

Construct spinal cord-like white matter to promote straight axon growth and myelination, repair spinal...

Studies have found that simple cell transplantation is difficult to achieve targeted differentiation of stem cells into functional cells in the complex microenvironment of...
Cross-section of axolotl spinal cord

How stem cells synchronize to repair the spinal cord in axolotls

Few animals can regenerate their spinal cord after an injury. The axolotl, a salamander endemic to Mexico, can mobilise stem cells in its spinal...

Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury on Pace to Soon Enter Human Phase...

In an AAN plenary talk, Mark H. Tuszynski, MD, PhD, detailed the work he and colleagues have done to push stem cell therapy from...
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Yale scientists repair injured spinal cord using patients’ own stem cells

Intravenous injection of bone marrow derived stem cells (MSCs) in patients with spinal cord injuries led to significant improvement in motor functions, researchers from...

Regeneration of Neural Connections After Spinal Cord and Optic Nerve Damage

Spinal cord injuries can have lasting and devastating effects on mobility and cognitive function due to permanent nerve cell damage or death. A new...

Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/RxFLlnC4VS0 Early research at Mayo Clinic using stem cell therapy to treat spinal cord injuries has produced results for one patient that doctors describe as...

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,...