Engineered neural networks show hope for axonal repair in the brain, with minimal disruption

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05/27/2016 05:05 AM EDT

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Lab-grown neural networks have the ability to replace lost axonal tracks in the brains of patients with severe head injuries, strokes or neurodegenerative diseases and can be safely delivered with minimal disruption to brain tissue. A research team from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of …

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