Regrown brain cells give blind mice a new view
Dr. Rajasekaran Stephen
Regrown brain cells give blind mice a new view
Researchers at Stanford University have coaxed brain cells involved in vision to regrow and make functional connections—helping to upend the conventional dogma that mammalian brain cells, once damaged, can never be restored. The work was carried out in visually impaired mice but suggests that human maladies including glaucoma, Alzheimer’s disease and spinal cord injuries might be more repairable than has long been believed.

Read more: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/regrown-brain-cells-give-blind-mice-a-new-view/
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