Monthly Archives: May 2012

Pain-Killing Transplants

Neurons injected into mice help treat chronic pain at its roots, rather than simply alleviating its symptoms. By Ed Yong | May 23, 2012 Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, have alleviated chronic pain in mice by transplanting … Continue reading

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2012 CST Regeneration Project (PTEN)

The CST Regeneration Project at the UC Irvine Foundation, c/o Tania Jope, 2107 Gillespie Neuroscience Research Facility, Irvine, CA. 92697. Checks can be made out to the UCI Foundation, with “CST Regeneration Project” written into the memo line for those … Continue reading

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Naomi Kleitman, PhD: “Translating SCI Research: What are the Challenges?”

  

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Verify applying acidic fibroblast growth factor (aFGF) with fibrin glue in combination with surgical

Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine [2011, 15(3):216-27] Type: Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t, Comparative Study DOI: 10.3171/2011.4.SPINE10404 Abstract Highlight Terms OBJECT: The study aimed to verify the safety and … Continue reading

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Scientists Measure Communication Between Stem Cell-Derived Motor Neurons, Muscle Cell

In an effort to identify the underlying causes of neurological disorders that impair motor functions such as walking and breathing, UCLA researchers have developed a novel system to measure communication between stem cell–derived motor neurons and muscle cells in a … Continue reading

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Aileen Anderson Meet the Scientist 2012

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Leif Havton at Meet the Scientist 2012

Leif Havton (RIRC) Meet the Scientist 2012

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Dr. Jerry Silver at Meet the Scientists 2012 (RIRC)

Dr. Jerry Silver speaks at the Meet the Scientist 2012 Conference at the Reeve Irvine Research Center.  He explains axon growth, regeneration and Chondroitinase ABC. Video Presentation Link

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