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NervGen looking to use their technology to revolutionize nerve damage treatment

NervGen Pharma (CVE:NGEN) President and CEO Ernest Wong sat down with Steve Darling from Proactive Investors Vancouver to talk about the pharma company that has technology that hopes to regenerate nerve damage, that damage can be spinal cord or peripheral. … 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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Worldwide licensing agreement made on peptide developed in Silver laboratory at Case Western Reserve University

Read the Full Article at Globe Newswire.   VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NervGen Pharma Corp. (“NervGen”), in Vancouver, and Case Western Reserve University (“Case Western Reserve”) in Cleveland have entered into an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement to research, develop and … Continue reading

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Dr. Jerry Silver: Latest chronic SCI research results featured at Cleveland FES Neural Prosthesis Seminar

The Silver SCI research lab is dedicated to repairing the chronically injured spinal cord and restoring function after paralysis. The presentation at the Cleveland FES Centers Neural Prosthesis Seminar covers not only the remarkable robust recovery of bladder function but … Continue reading

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Modulation of the proteoglycan receptor PTPσ induces neuronal protease release to overcome Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan inhibition of axon regeneration

Over the next few weeks I’ll post just a few of the interesting poster abstracts from the Society for Neuroscience conference held in Chicago this year. There’s too many to include them all, however, you’ll get a feel for where … Continue reading

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Update on Experiments to Restore Function after Chronic SCI: Jerry Silver, PhD

The Silver lab is dedicated to the functional repair of the chronically injured spinal cord. We have developed a number of animal models to mimic both complete inury (transection) as well as severe contusive injury (with a small amount of … Continue reading

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The Case Builds: Novel SCI peptide also shows promise for heart attack and dangerous arrhythmias

Case Western Reserve’s chemical compound aimed at restoring spinal cord function may have an additional purpose: stopping potentially fatal arrhythmias after heart attack. Case Western Reserve neurosciences professor Jerry Silver long has believed that lessons learned over decades from spinal … Continue reading

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Update on Experiments to Restore Function after Chronic SCI

Dr. Jerry Silver presented the latest information on their chronic research from his lab at Working 2 Walk 2014 in Seattle, WA. The Silver lab is dedicated to the functional repair of the chronically injured spinal cord and this research … Continue reading

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SCI Peptide Therapy Research is Published in Nature Journal Today

Regeneration: Peptide therapy boosts recovery from spinal cord injury A new drug that encourages nerve growth is shown to help rats with spinal cord injury to regain movement and bladder control. The study, described in Nature this week, sheds light … Continue reading

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Modulation of CSPG Receptor Promotes Locomotor and Urinary Recovery – Dr. Jerry Silver

Dr. Silver presents findings from his lab’s discovery that peptide modulation of the CSPG receptor PTP allowed for remarkable recovery of hindlimb function, locomotor activity, and bladder control in 17 of 20 animals. (Courtesy presentation and video provided by Unite … Continue reading

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