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Stem cells nurture damaged spine: study
Wed Jan 17, 2007 10:21 AM ET
BOSTON (Reuters) - Human embryonic stem cells can help regenerate damaged nerves in rats, producing compounds that
nurture nerve cells and stimulate the growth of new ones, Geron Corp. said on Wednesday.
The company's stock rose on the news, published in the journal Stem Cells and Development.
Geron had earlier reported ...