Topic: Nerve regeneration

Researchers aim to build a better future

Nov. 4, 2011
Researchers aim to build a better future

In The Big Question series, faculty experts reveal what idea, technology or policy in their fields will make the world a better place.

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

Jan. 10, 2011

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.

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

May 6, 2008

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.

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Prof gets $2.1 million from NIH

Nov. 15, 2007
Prof gets $2.1 million from NIH

Adela Ben-Yakar, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has received $ 2.1 million through two National Institutes of Health grants to discover genes that affect nerve regeneration in model organism, C.

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