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A New Gene Therapy for Brain Repair?

News   Mar 28, 2018 | Original Story from UT Southwestern Medical Center

 
A New Gene Therapy for Brain Repair?

Reactive astrocytes surround the lesion site in the injured spinal cord. A new mouse study shows that triggering a gene inside astrocytes activates the star-shaped cells and may improve the brain’s ability to heal from a range of debilitating conditions, from strokes to concussions and spine injuries. Credit: Meifan Amy Chen, Ph.D.

 
 
 

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