Clinical trial offers hope to restore limb function in man with complete cervical spinal cord injury
Source: Medical XpressPhysicians at Rush University Medical Center became the first in Illinois to inject AST-OPC1 (oligodendrocyte progenitor cells), an experimental treatment, into the damaged cervical spine of a recently paralyzed man as part of a multicenter clinical trial.
Source: Medical XpressResearchers at Iowa State University have discovered what could lead to a new treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a potentially fatal genetic disorder in young children.
Source: Medical XpressThe University of Queensland School of Psychology’s Dr Melissa Day is conducting a project that will test that possibility and could even save lives
Source: Science DailyA research team has discovered a pair of tissue biomarkers that directly contribute to the harmful joint degeneration associated with spine osteoarthritis.