News tagged with nerve repair
By monitoring the behavior of a class of cells in the brains of living mice, neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins discovered that these cells remain highly dynamic in the adult brain, where they transform into ...
Neuroscience May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
When a nerve is damaged, glial cells produce the protein neuregulin1 and thereby promote the regeneration of nerve tissue.
Neuroscience Jan 28, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—One molecule makes nerve cells grow longer. Another one makes them grow branches. These new experimental manipulations have taken researchers a step closer to understanding how nerve cells ...
Neuroscience Mar 22, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Scientists in Australia are studying the mechanisms of spinal cord repair in zebrafish, which unlike humans and other mammals can regenerate their spinal cord following injury. Their findings suggest a family of molecules ...
Genetics Jul 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In a new study published in Nature Neuroscience, a team of researchers revealed the discovery of a key protein necessary for nerve repair and could lead to the development of a treatment for brain injuri ...
Neuroscience Jun 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the Universities of Liverpool and Glasgow have uncovered a possible new method of enhancing nerve repair in the treatment of spinal cord injuries.
Neuroscience Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new way to grow cells vital for nerve repair, developed by researchers from the University of Sheffield, could be a vital step for use in patients with severe nerve damage, including spinal injury (1).
Medical research Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stroke is a leading cause of long-term disability and death in the United States. A team of researchers led by Gregory Bix, at Texas A&M College of Medicine, College Station has identified a way to exploit one ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0