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2011-09-15 12:53:56

The Allen Institute for Brain Science announced today the discovery of a new class of cells in the spinal cord that act like neural stem cells, offering a fresh avenue in the search for therapies to treat spinal cord injury and disease.

2011-08-04 14:01:22

When developing babies are growth restricted in the womb, they are typically born with heads that are large relative to their bodies.

2011-08-03 07:03:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) announced it received a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) contract to develop its human neural stem cell technology for the treatment of cancerous brain tumors.

2011-07-28 00:56:17

New research may help to explain why the location of postnatal neural stem cells in the brain determines the type of new neurons that are generated.

2011-07-21 11:22:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) announced that it has received a patent covering the transplantation of human neural cells for the treatment of neurodegenerative conditions from the Russian Federation.

2011-07-14 07:02:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) announced that it has received notice of allowance for U.S.

2011-07-13 23:28:44

Duke University Medical Center researchers have found that a "fountain of youth" that sustains the production of new neurons in the brains of rodents is also believed to be present in the human brain.

2011-07-13 13:47:25

Stem cell therapy may restore cognition in patients with brain cancer who experience functional learning and memory loss often associated with radiation treatment.


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