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Researchers discover neural plastic changes that improve functional recovery after cervical spinal cord injury

Spinal cord and brain injury researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are studying new alternatives to promote functional recovery after a spinal cord injury.

IU School of Medicine  |  Jul 19, 2022

IU School of Medicine researchers discover new potential for functional recovery after spinal cord injury

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully reprogrammed a glial cell type in the central nervous system into new neurons to promote recovery after spinal cord injury—revealing an untapped potential to leverage the cell for regenerative medicine.

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 05, 2021

Boosting recovery: Scientists study link between energy levels, spinal cord injury

INDIANAPOLIS—Each year, thousands of people in the United States experience a spinal cord injury, damaging the system of nerves that the brain and body use to communicate. A team of researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine, in collaboration with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, have investigated how boosting energy levels within […]

IU School of Medicine  |  Mar 03, 2020