Regrowth of nerve tissue

Regrowth of nerve tissue

Researchers have shown that modulating the immune response soon after injury can dramatically enhance the growth of peripheral nerve calls. Professor Ravi Bellamkonda (left) and Ph.D. student Nassir Mokarram pose with microscope images showing axon growth (red) and Schwann cell growth (green). (Georgia Tech Photo: Gary Meek)

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Life Sciences and Biology
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immune response, macrophage, nerve, Nerve regeneration, peripheral nerve, Ravi Bellamkonda, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 3, 2015 - 4:41pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:46pm