Lab-grown Nerves Promote Nerve Regeneration After Injury

Thursday, March 19, 2009 - 18:28 in Biology & Nature

Researchers have engineered transplantable living nerve tissue that encourages and guides regeneration in an animal model. They have successfully grown, transplanted, and integrated axon bundles that act as "jumper cables" to the host tissue in order to bridge a damaged section of nerve.

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