In Landmark Study, Human Stem Cells Restore Monkeys’ Movement After Spinal Cord Injury

Last month, a landmark study showed how human stem cells could be coaxed into forming synapses in monkeys with spinal cord injuries. What’s more, the hosts’ spinal neurons also welcomed the human cells as their own, reaching out to form new connections that restored the animal’s ability to grasp objects.

https://singularityhub.com/2018/03/14/in-landmark-study-human-stem-cells-restore-monkeys-movement-after-spinal-cord-injury/#sm.0000aiub3mixrdf0qhn1c821am6na

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