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Nerve Repair: Regeneration in Spinal-cord Injury

Video   Sep 25, 2019 | Taken from Nature Video

 

Spinal-cord injuries affect about half a million people each year and can leave patients completely paralysed below the site of injury. Currently, damage to this precious bundle of nerve fibres is irreversible. Researchers are working to understand why the nerves of the central nervous system fail to repair themselves, in the hope of finding ways to reboot the regeneration process. 

 
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