News tagged with spinal nerve

Protein creates paths for growing nerve cells

Working with mice, Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered that a particular protein helps nerve cells extend themselves along the spinal cord during mammalian development. Their results shed light on the ...

Dec 19, 2012
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Gene required for nerve regeneration identified

A gene that is associated with regeneration of injured nerve cells has been identified by scientists at Penn State University and Duke University. The team, led by Melissa Rolls, an assistant professor of ...

Nov 01, 2012
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