Injectable scaffold to heal brain damage from stroke

Stroke, the main cause of adult disability, leaves a hole, or cavity, in the brain, destroying tissue and cell networks. Physical therapy is the only approved treatment for stroke, relying on the brain’s ability to rewire itself to regain function without healing the damaged tissue. This highlights an opportunity for regenerative medicine to improve healing and long term outcomes for stroke patients. A possible solution to stroke therapy shortcomings Transplanting neural stem cells into the damaged tissue has not yet been able…

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