February 18, 2004
Researchers have learned that some nerves, even nerves in parts of the brain, can regenerate or be replaced, using stem cells. However, the pace of stem-cell repairs in humans is slow. And in some cases, they can even impede healing.
“We’re studying ways that this process is regulated to see if it can be manipulated to promote healing,” according to Dr. Philip Horner, an assistant professor in the Department… read more