Global SCI Research News (page 35)

Cure related research news from around the world

New system makes clinic-ready stem cell lines

Reported in PLOS ONE, this cell-sorting method consistently selects the highest quality, standardized iPS cells, representing a major step forward for the development of cell therapies. Employing a breakthrough method developed by 2012 Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka, adult cells are…

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FES cycling promotes recovery in chronic spinal cord injury

A new study by Kennedy Krieger Institute’s International Center for Spinal Cord Injury finds that long-term functional electrical stimulation (FES) cycling is associated with substantial improvements in people with chronic spinal cord injury (SCI). Improvements include neurological and functional gains,…

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Cancer drug could be effective in treating SCI

A group of orthopaedic scientists have recently discovered that the administration of microRNA-210 could be an effective treatment for an injured spinal cord by promoting regeneration following injury. Previously, microRNA-210 has been studied as an effective treatment for cancer and…

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