November 19, 2012
Injected Nose Cells Repair Damaged Dog Spinal Cords

Dogs paralyzed in their hind quarters regained the ability to move their back legs with nose cells. Go dogs go.

Scientists have reversed paralysis in dogs after injecting them with cells grown from the lining of their nose.

Click thru to watch Jasper the dachshund regain the ability to move his hind legs. Not perfect. But a big improvement.

Humans too some day.

The Cambridge University team is cautiously optimistic the technique could eventually have a role in the treatment of human patients.

We are going to become repairable. The sooner the better.

Share |      Randall Parker, 2012 November 19 09:16 PM 


Comments
Lono said at November 20, 2012 9:09 AM:

This is really really great news - we are so close now.

And btw Randall I appreciate you keeping us apprised of so much cutting edge information - you don't know the number of medical professionals I have schooled with info that I found here first.

Ronald Brak said at November 25, 2012 2:07 AM:

Yes, it's Thanksgiving Day, or close enough. Thank you Randall for all your work.

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