Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Study

Single gene regulates motor neurons in spinal cord

In a surprising and unexpected discovery, scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that a single type of gene acts as a...

New Research Demonstrates Safety of Cord-blood-derived Stem Cell Treatments

Beike Biotechnology and Medistem, Inc. Report on 114 Patients Treated With Novel Cord Blood Stem Cell Protocol; New Approach Opens Door to Expanded Uses...

First tests for stem cell therapy are near

Even as supporters of human embryonic stem cell research are reeling from last week's sudden cutoff of federal funding, another portentous landmark is quietly...

Recovering Movement In Chronic Spinal Cord Injury

The University of California, Irvine, has just completed the very first study to show that human stem cells can bring back movement in spinal...

Human stem cells restore motor function in mice

IRVINE — A UC Irvine study is the first to demonstrate that human neural stem cells can restore mobility in cases of chronic spinal...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Announces Expansion of NeuroRecovery Network

Three community-based health and wellness facilities to provide better access to exercise for those living with paralysis The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has named...

Department of Defense Gives $5.4 Million to Spinal Cord Injury Research

HOUSTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Defense (DoD) awarded the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation a $5.4 million grant to...

Robust Regeneration of Injured Nerves Achieved for First Time in Adult Mammalian Spinal Cord

BOSTON, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers for the first time have induced robust regeneration of nerve tissue connections in injured adult spinal cord sites...

Hopes raised for spinal injury as stem cells are ‘virtually identical’

Spinal cord injury patients may be another step closer to treatment that could repair damaged nerve tissue. According to research from the Whitehead Institute in...

Adult stem cell research far ahead of embryonic

NEW YORK — A few months ago, Dr. Thomas Einhorn was treating a patient with a broken ankle that wouldn't heal, even with multiple...