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Scientists Identify Protein Required to Regrow Injured Nerves in Limbs, Washington University School of Medicine Study



6/21/2012 7:28:52 AM

A protein required to regrow injured peripheral nerves has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The finding, in mice, has implications for improving recovery after nerve injury in the extremities. It also opens new avenues of investigation toward triggering nerve regeneration in the central nervous system, notorious for its inability to heal.

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