Category Archives: Regenerative Medicine

Mechanisms of noradrenergic modulation of synaptic transmission and neuronal excitability in ventral horn neurons of the rat spinal cord

Authors: H. SHOJI, M. OHASHI, T. HIRANO, K. WATANABE, N. ENDO, T. KOHNO Lab Abstract: “Noradrenaline (NA) modulates the spinal motor networks for locomotion and facilitates neuroplasticity, both of which are important for neural recovery in the subacute and chronic … Continue reading

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Marquette receives $500,000 for research from the Bryon Riesch Foundation

The Bryon Riesch Paralysis Foundation pledged Feb. 15 to donate $500,000 to Marquette’s College of Health Sciences to fund research, particularly that of Murray Blackmore, an associate professor of biomedical sciences. Blackmore’s lab studies spinal cord injuries, but more specifically studies gene … Continue reading

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NERVGEN PHARMA COMPLETES $10 MILLION INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING

Vancouver, Canada. March 13, 2019 – NervGen Pharma Corp. (“NervGen” or the “Company”), a regenerative medicine company dedicated to creating innovative solutions for the treatment of nerve damage, today announced that it has completed its initial public offering (“IPO”) of … Continue reading

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Regenerative metabolic signaling after nerve and spinal injury

Authors: Elisabeth SERGER, G. KONG, I. PALMISANO, E. MCLACHLAN, S. DI GIOVANNI Lab Abstract: Mammalian axonal regeneration is limited in the injured peripheral nervous system (PNS) occur and it fails in the central nervous system (CNS) such as after a … Continue reading

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Dr Jerry Silver – Spinal Cord Damage and Emerging Treatments

“Injuries to the spinal cord can cause permanent paralysis and even lead to death, with little to no hope of regaining lost functions once the trauma has occurred. Dr Jerry Silver and his team at Case Western Reserve University Medical … Continue reading

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Epigenetic regulation of axonal regeneration

Authors: S. DI GIOVANNI, E. MACLACHLAN, I. PALMISANO, T. HUTSON, A. HERVERA, F. DE VIRGILIIS, M. DANZI, J. BIXBY, V. LEMMON Lab Abstract: Regeneration after peripheral nerve injury depends on the activation of key signalling events, the recruitment of transcription … Continue reading

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Engineered Neuroplasticity for Spinal Cord Rehabilitation

“Engineered Neuroplasticity for Spinal Cord Rehabilitation” by Chet Moritz, PhD, PT (University of Washington), at the 7th Annual International Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation.  

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A novel biomaterial-based Epac targeting approach to promote spinal cord repair

Authors: A. GUIJARRO-BELMAR, M. VISKONTAS, X. BO, D. SHEWAN, W. HUANG Lab Abstract: Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a highly debilitating trauma affecting millions of patients worldwide with no cure. The challenges for spinal repair include a lack of intrinsic … Continue reading

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Transplanting Cells for Spinal Cord Repair: Who, What, When, Where and Why?

Authors: L.V. Zholudeva, Michael.A. Lane Lab Abstract: “Cellular transplantation for repair of the injured spinal cord has a rich history with strategies focused on neuroprotection, immunomodulation, and neural reconstruction. The goal of the present review is to provide a concise … Continue reading

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Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic SCI

In this presentation, Dr.Alicia Fuhrman in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, explains the complex and rapidly expanding field of stem cell medicine. She begins by clarifying what stem cells are and how they are used in different … Continue reading

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