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Dr. Christine Schmidt and her research team engineer ways to speed nerve regeneration and recovery after injury

Dr. Christine Schmidt and her research team engineer ways to speed nerve regeneration and recovery after injury

In an ad during the 2000 Super Bowl, the late actor Christopher Reeve is shown sitting at an award ceremony for research breakthroughs in spinal cord injuries. When the announcer calls on the next person to present an award, Reeve stands up and walks the length of the stage to raise his arm and shake…   » Continue Reading

Nanosurgery on a Specially Designed Microchip Reveals Anesthetics Interfere with Nerve Regeneration Process

Nanosurgery on a Specially Designed Microchip Reveals Anesthetics Interfere with Nerve Regeneration Process

A hair strand-thin worm is providing substantial clues on how nerves regenerate, offering insight and hope to finding genes that affect nerve generation and ultimately new drugs and therapies for human neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's.