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July 29, 2021 · Leave a Comment

The dawning of regenerative neurosurgery

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Regenerative neurosurgery is poised to transform care of neurological disorders that previously had little hope for improvement, according to a Mayo Clinic review published in The BMJ. Healing diseases of the central nervous system remains a highly coveted but formidable challenge, Terry Burns, M.D., Ph.D., a neurosurgeon scientist at Mayo Clinic, writes in a synopsis […]

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Tags: #ALS, #Dr. Terrence Burns, #Lou Gehrig's disease, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #Regenerative neurosurgery, #spinal cord injury, #The BMJ


May 7, 2021 · Leave a Comment

How regenerative medicine is advancing ALS research

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

May is ALS Awareness Month, a time to reflect on the role of regenerative medicine research in advancing understanding and treatment of  amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. This neurodegenerative disorder causes nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to die, blocking signals to the muscles. That results in paralysis that robs […]

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Tags: #amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, #Dr. Anthony Windebank, #Dr. Nathan Staff, #Lou Gehrig's disease, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, #medical research


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