News tagged with spinal cord

Speed heals

USC College's Samantha Butler and collaborators show that the rate and direction of axon growth in the spinal cord can be controlled, a discovery that one day may help improve treatment for spinal injuries or neurodegenerative ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Mysterious cells may play role in ALS

(PhysOrg.com) -- By tracking the fate of a group of immature cells that persist in the adult brain and spinal cord, Johns Hopkins researchers discovered in mice that these cells undergo dramatic changes in ALS, also known ...

dateNov 17, 2010 in Neuroscience
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