Tag: Animal study

A hydrogel restores breathing after spinal cord injury in animal models

The use of a hydrogel after spinal cord injury is responsible for the restoration of independent breathing control in rats, according to research recently...

Reprogrammed stem cell-derived neurons survive long-term in pigs with spinal cord...

Using stem cell derived neuronal cells reprogrammed from genetically identical animals eliminated the need for immunosuppression measures. A major hurdle to using neural stem cells...

Endangered salamander offers clues on healing spinal cord injury

A recent study detailing the cellular mechanism powering the neuronal regenerative capacities of axolotls (otherwise known as Mexican salamanders) hopes to find new leads...