Items Tagged ‘nerve cells’

Spinal cord research highlights perils of scientific dogma 

March 31, 2016

Spinal cord research highlights perils of scientific dogma 

By Tami Dennis Tami Dennis

Dogma can be dangerous. Take, for example, the belief that scar tissue formed by glial cells after brain or spinal cord injury impedes regrowth of damaged nerve cells. To date, that firm belief has kept many researchers determinedly focused on trying to remove or counteract that scarring. As it turns out, that firm belief was […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Sofroniew, nerve cells, nerve fiber regeneration, research