Friday, 16 September 2011

New Type of Spinal Cord Stem Cell Discovered

Source Bioscience Technology:
A group led by a University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health scientist has discovered a type of spinal cord cell that could function as a stem cell, with the ability to regenerate portions of the central nervous system in people with spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).  Read more here.