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Nerve Cell Repair

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Nerve Cell Repair

Nerve Cell Repair

Nerve Cell Repair

Only Available in Archive Formats.

When it comes to repairing nerve cells damaged by disease, injury or stroke, progress has been limited by the fact that neurons can't regrow. Now, scientists say they've identified a gene that can help the thread-like axons of injured nerve cells regenerate. We'll be talking about nerve repair and other advances in neuronal research in this hour of Science Friday. Guests: Dong Feng Chen Postdoctoral Associate Center for Cancer Research Center for Learning and Memory Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts Joe Gardella Professor of Chemistry State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo, New York Other Guest Listeners call in