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2011-01-19 14:43:39

Results illustrate potential value of Athersys' adult stem cell therapy to reduce damage and promote neuronal regrowth Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Athersys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHX) announced a joint scientific study on spinal cord injury will be published today in the January issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. The study, by leading researchers from the Department of Neurosciences at the School of Medicine and scientists at Athersys, presents data supporting the...

2010-04-06 12:00:00

New study says a multidisciplinary approach is most likely to achieve results ROSEMONT, Ill., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although new developments in the management of spinal cord injuries (SCI) are on the horizon, any eventual cure for the condition is more likely to involve a multidisciplinary approach, drawing from expertise in several fields, according to a review article published in the April 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS)....

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2010-02-24 10:42:41

Researchers at UTHealth have demonstrated in rats that transplanting genetically modified adult stem cells into an injured spinal cord can help restore the electrical pathways associated with movement. The results are published in the Feb. 24 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. In spinal cord injury, demyelination, or the destruction of the myelin sheath in the central nervous system, occurs. The myelin sheath, produced by cells called oligodendrocytes, wraps around the axons of nerves and...

2008-10-14 09:00:45

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neuralstem Inc., today announced that it has licensed the rights to three inventions from Cleveland Clinic pertaining to Targeted Spinal Cord Therapeutics Delivery. All three inventions were developed by Dr. Nicholas Boulis MD, formerly of Cleveland Clinic, now at Emory University. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061221/DCTH007LOGO ) "We are very pleased to have licensed-in these important delivery technology rights," said...


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