Posted by: miriamjang | March 24, 2011

Ability of human nervous system to heal:

Subject: ot: Spinal Cord Injury: Human Cells Derived from Stem Cells Restore Movement in Animal Models

Rats’ mobility restored in CU spinal-cord study

Scientists, teaming with the University of Rochester, herald “a huge step” in their quest to aid humans.

By Michael Booth
The Denver Post

http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_17525727

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Spinal Cord Injury: Human Cells Derived from Stem Cells Restore Movement in Animal Models
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110302171316.htm

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Transplantation of Specific Human Astrocytes Promotes Functional Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury. PLoS ONE, 2011; 6 (3): e17328 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017328

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