Spinal Cord Damage and Emerging Treatments – Dr Jerry Silver, Case Western Reserve University

Feb 15, 2019 | earth and environment, health and medicine

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Injuries to the spinal cord can cause permanent paralysis and even lead to death, with little to no hope of regaining lost functions once the trauma has occurred. Dr Jerry Silver and his team at Case Western Reserve University Medical School, USA, have been working to understand why nerves that are damaged through spinal injury don’t regenerate and to identify non-invasive, easy to administer strategies that can promote robust functional recovery.
 

 

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