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2014-08-27 08:26:50

Dose Escalation Clinical Trial to Test Initial Safety and Activity of AST-OPC1 in Patient Population with the First Indication Targeted for Product Registration MENLO PARK, Calif.,

Sleep Boosts Cells That Protect Brain
2013-09-04 11:28:12

Researchers have discovered that sleep allows the body to reinforce the production of myelin, which provides insulation for the brain’s neuronal wiring.

2013-08-28 23:03:52

Findings Hold Promise for Developing Regenerative Therapies for Spinal Cord Injuries and Diseases Such as Multiple Sclerosis Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 28,

Turning Stem Cells Into Brain Cells To Cure Multiple Sclerosis And Cerebral Palsy
2013-04-15 09:33:08

The painful, debilitating symptoms associated with myelin disorders, such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and cerebral palsy (CP), may one day be avoided if new breakthroughs in medical science have anything to say about it.

2013-04-01 11:21:28

Johns Hopkins scientists say they have evidence from animal studies that a type of central nervous system cell other than motor neurons plays a fundamental role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal degenerative disease.

2013-01-09 12:33:50

An experimental oral drug given to mice after a spinal cord injury was effective at improving limb movement after the injury, a new study shows.

Promising Nerve Research From Stem Cells Plus Nanofibers
2012-11-07 15:29:57

Researchers coax cells to grow and myelinate along thin fibers, with potential use in testing treatments for neurological diseases

2012-11-01 23:17:41

In a new study appearing this month in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers have unlocked the complex cellular mechanics that instruct specific brain cells to continue to divide.


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The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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