Friday, April 22, 2011

Groundbreaking Discovery; Researchers Regenerate Nerves Using PTEN Gene

Reeve Irvine Research Center in collaboration with Harvard University's Associate Professor of Neurology, Zhigang He, have fundamentally changed the history of curing paralysis from spinal cord injury. Through a groundbreaking discovery involving the PTEN gene, researchers have regenerated nerves in the damaged spinal cord of mice responsible for movement and sensation in the body.