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Cord blood may help treat spinal cord injury

Prof. Fred Gage and his team at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have found a new way-using a single protein, known as a transcription factor-to convert cord blood (CB) cells into neuron-like cells that may prove valuable for the…

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Amniotic fluid offers alternative stem cell source

British researchers have announced that stem cells taken from amniotic fluid can be transformed into a more versatile state similar to embryonic stem cells and may offer an alternative to the medically valuable but controversial cells. They have achieved this…

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Rats walking again after spinal cord injury

Neuroprosthetics and robot rehabilitation wake up the ‘spinal brain’ and restore voluntary movement This breakthrough result from the laboratory of Grégoire Courtine at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EFPL) in Switzerland was published today in Science Magazine. In this study…

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