Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, August 3rd, 2000
By inserting corrective genes into the brain, researchers were able to trigger the regeneration of a critical bundle of nerve fibers. The new growth was linked to significant - but not complete - recovery of the animals' ability to use their paws spontaneously, said Ronald J. Mandel, a University of Florida scientist who was part of the team and a co-author of a recent Journal of Neuroscience article describing the research.
"For a long time, we had known that if the cells that...
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