Monthly Archives: November 2016

In memory of the late Mrs Janine Davis

Thank you to everyone who supported spinal cord injury research in memory of the late Mrs Janine Davis. We are so sorry for your loss. The kind donations made on her behalf will go to support research which offers the hope of…

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Pleiotrophin treatment stimulates neuron growth in the adult CNS

Chondroitin sulfate (CS) glycosaminoglycans inhibit regeneration in the adult central nervous system (CNS). Finnish researchers have reported that HB-GAM (heparin-binding growth-associated molecule; also known as pleiotrophin), reverses the role of the CS chains, switching it from inhibiting growth to  activating the…

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