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Sky NewsHope for spinal injury patients as paralysed rats 'cured' with gene therapySky NewsRats which had been unable to move their limbs properly regained their ability to reach and grasp following tests, scientists say. 18:59, UK, Thursday 14 June 2018. Rat. Image: Scientists say paralysed rats regained movement in their limbs. By Thomas ...Paws and play: gene treatment helps rats with spinal cord injury regain their nerveThe GuardianGene therapy reverses rat's paralysisBBC NewsStudy: Gene Therapy Restores Some Spinal Cord Function in RatsU.S. News & World ReportEurekAlert (press release)all 5 news articlesNEXT ARTICLE
Bioinformatics is the application of computer software and hardware to the management of biological data to create useful information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied...
Spinal Cord Disorders
The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that runs down the middle of the back which carry signals back and forth between the body and brain. It is protected by vertebrae, which are the bone disks that make up the spine. An accident that damages the verte...
Biological therapy involves the use of living organisms, substances derived from living organisms, or laboratory-produced versions of such substances to treat disease. Some biological therapies for cancer use vaccines or bacteria to stimulate the body&rs...