A health ministry panel in Japan has approved the testing of human-induced pluripotent stem cells to treat spinal cord injuries.
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For the first time, a 3D printed spinal implant has been revealed to promote nerve growth across spinal cord injuries, restoring connections and lost function.
Researchers from Tufts University have developed 3D human tissue culture models for the CNS. This may facilitate the discovery of new treatment methods for neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers have reported successful creation of spinal cord neural stem cells that could provide a scalable source of replacements cells for spinal cord injuries.
In a recent study, a scientist has revealed the development of a stem cell model to assess possible treatments for a rare nervous system disorder called Alexander disease.
Stem cells and brain organoids were the focus of a symposium during the FENS Forum…
The second and final installment of our discussion focuses on the use of stem cells and what further research is on the horizons for multiple sclerosis.
After careful evaluation of the ‘Right to Try ‘Act, BrainStorm have announced that it will not make NurOwn® available under this legislation at this time.
A first-in-human trial has reported that transplantation of neural stem cells into patients with spinal cord injury could produce measurable improvements.
A molecule associated with myelin has been demonstrated to stimulate growth in some neural cells; this aids current research methods for treating spinal cord injuries.