Stem Cell Transplant Restores Memory, Learning In Mice, University of Wisconsin-Madison Study

Published: Apr 22, 2013

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For the first time, human embryonic stem cells have been transformed into nerve cells that helped mice regain the ability to learn and remember. A study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is the first to show that human stem cells can successfully implant themselves in the brain and then heal neurological deficits, says senior author Su-Chun Zhang, a professor of neuroscience and neurology.

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