Christopher S. Ahuja & Michael Fehlings (University of Toronto, ON, Canada) discuss their work in neuroregeneration for spinal cord injuries.
Browsing: Spinal cord trauma
In celebration of Neuroscience Nurses Week, we talked to Cindy Sullivan, a Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute (Phoenix, AZ, USA) and President of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.
Microglia have increasingly been implicated in the pathogenesis of neuropathic pain, this article explores the relationship and the transcriptional factors driving the association.
New research demonstrates that neuregulin-1 may have a crucial role in driving and enabling endogenous spinal cord repair after injury.
The waste product of glucose metabolism, lactate, may be associated with neuron protection following brain trauma.
A Wichita State University (KS, USA) scientist is researching the use of electrical signals to improve the migration of repair cells towards the site of spinal cord injury, for improved nerve regeneration.
First patient treated in Phase I/IIa regenerative medicine clinical trial for complete cervical spinal cord injury
Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. has commenced a Phase 1/2a trial evaluating escalating doses of AST-OPC1 in newly injured patients with sensory and motor complete cervical spinal cord injury.