Human stem cells may provide new scalable source of replacement cells for spinal cord injury

Researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine have successfully created spinal cord neural stems (NSCs) from puripotent stem cells (hPSCs) that differentiate into a diverse population of cells capable of dispering throighout the spinal cord and…

Invivo on track to start bio scaffold clinical trial in Jan 2014

US based Invivo Therapeutics expects that the clinical trial of its first investigational product, a degradable polymer scaffold designed to promote healing following acute spinal cord injury, will be ready to enroll patients in the first quarter of 2014. –…