Neuroscience

New scaffold design improves growth of regenerating neurons

Across the world, several million people every year suffer from spinal cord injury. These types of injuries break the communication links between the brain and body, reducing movement and sensation, and in the worst cases, ...

Neuroscience

Altering metabolism in immune cells helps damaged nerves recover

Peripheral nerves—the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord—have the capacity for regeneration, but the rate of renewal is so slow that many nerve injuries lead to incomplete recovery and permanent disability for patients. ...

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