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August 7, 2014

Neural Stem Cells Sprout Long Axons

The Scientist reports on NIH-funded research conducted at the University of California, San Diego, in which neuronal stem cells reprogrammed from human skin cells and implanted in rats with spinal cord injury showed the ability to sprout long-distance axons. Read the full story at

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Injury - Spinal Cord Injury