News tagged with peripheral nervous system

What decides neural stem cell fate?

Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and their collaborators found that expression of a gene called SOX2 maintains the potential for neural crest stem cells to become neurons in the peripheral nervous ...

dateMay 05, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Researchers probe nervous system repair

( -- In humans, regeneration of the peripheral nervous system after injury remains a hit-or-miss affair, while brain and spinal cord damage usually results in lifelong disabilities.

dateMar 30, 2011 in Neuroscience
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