Spinal Cord Stem Cells Show Promise

Spinal Cord Stem Cells Show Promise

There are 1 comment on the Miller-McCune story from Jul 28, 2008, titled Spinal Cord Stem Cells Show Promise. In it, Miller-McCune reports that:

Certain stem cells in the spinal cord, when persuaded to differentiate into more healing cells and less scarring tissue after an injury, could lead to a new, non-surgical treatment for debilitating spinal-cord ...

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brainandspinalco rd-org

Bringhurst, IN

#1 Jul 28, 2008
yes this is a very promising idea, but we haven't gotten to the point where we're sure the cells won't become scar tissue, making the injury worse. We'll be following this closely though at www.brainandspinalcord.org

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