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‘Dancing molecules’ successfully repair severe spinal cord injuries

Illustration of an injectable therapy to treat spinal cord injury
Image credit: Mark Seniw

Researchers led by SQI director Samuel Stupp have developed a new injectable therapy that harnesses “dancing molecules” to reverse paralysis and repair tissue after severe spinal cord injuries. In a new study published in Science, they administered a single injection to tissues surrounding the spinal cords of paralyzed mice. Just four weeks later, the animals regained the ability to walk. Read the full story.

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