Research Offers Hope for Repairing Injured Spinal Cord Using Stem Cells

<p>Nov. 13, 2007 ( A new study has identified key elements that may make the regeneration of nerve cells using the body’s own stem cells following spinal cord injury a possibility.</p> <p>The seminal study, co-lead by Dr. Philip Horner, neuroscientist at the University of Washington, Dr. Tim Kennedy, neuroscientist at the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University, might help in providing novel therapies for repairing previously irreversible nerve damage in the injured spinal cord…</p>