Spinal-Injury Treatment Focused On Sticky Scar Tissue
Research from Case Western Reserve University shows promising results for spinal cord treatments thanks to a compound that encourages nerve growth.By Rosie Newberry | December 4, 2014
An idea from two graduate students at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio could revolutionize treatments for people with broken and injured spinal cords.
Their mentor, decorated neuroscience professor Jerry Silver, admits he originally thought the students' idea was far-fetched. (Video via YouTube / unite2fightparalysis)
It all comes down to scar tissue, which surrounds an injury in the body. (Video via NBC)