Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
"Tissue engineering evolved from the field of biomaterials development and refers to the practice of combining scaffolds, cells, and biologically active molecules into functional tissues."
Tissue Repair: Regeneration & Healing
New Discovery Gives Hope That Nerves Could Be Repaired After Spinal Cord Injury
"A new discovery suggests it could one day be possible to chemically reprogram and repair damaged nerves after spinal cord injury or brain trauma."
Gene Therapy Improves Limb Function Following Spinal Cord Injury
"Delivering a single injection of a scar-busting gene therapy to the spinal cord of rats following injury promotes the survival of nerve cells and improves hind limb function within weeks, according to a study published April 2 in The Journal of Neuroscience."