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4 – Technique Using 3-D Scaffolds Greatly Improves Survival of Stem Cell-Derived Neurons in Study

adult stem cells and neurons

Scientists from Rutgers and Stanford universities have developed a potentially revolutionary technique to grow new neurons from adult stem cells and better ensure their survival during transplantation to the brain. The method, involving the use of 3-D scaffolds, may one day help to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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