One Small Step For Neurons, One Giant Leap For Nerve Cell Re

If it's on your mind and it has to do with multiple sclerosis in any way, post it here.

One Small Step For Neurons, One Giant Leap For Nerve Cell Re

Postby arthurherr » Sat Oct 10, 2009 8:45 pm

We can trust we'll be around for this (link below):

One Small Step For Neurons, One Giant Leap For Nerve Cell Repair

The repair of damaged nerve cells is a major problem in medicine today. A new study by researchers at the Montreal NeurologicaI Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) and McGill University, is a significant advance towards a solution for neuronal repair. The study featured on the cover of the October 7 issue of Journal of Neuroscience, is the first to show that nerve cells will grow and make meaningful, functional contacts, or synapses - the specialized junctions through which neurons signal to each other - with an artificial component, in this case, plastic beads coated with a substance that encourages adhesion, and attracts the nerve cells.
"Many therapies, most still in the.......
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 124402.htm
User avatar
arthurherr
Getting to Know You...
 
Posts: 13
Joined: Wed Dec 29, 2004 4:00 pm

Advertisement

Return to General Discussion

 


  • Related topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: inshaallah