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Scientists break early barrier to treating spinal cord injuries

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NIH-funded scientists developed a promising new drug that may lead to spinal cord injury treatments.

Video courtesy of the NINDS and Silver lab, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine.

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  1. How is the drug administered? Orally? Or is it an injection close to the injury site? Are these severed cords or separated cords or are all of the regrown nerves through existing cords that were compression/physical trauma without slicing? What is considered large functional improvement? When is this drug cocktail going to be ready for human trials? Is there a timeline?

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