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Research May Lead To Jump-Starting Damaged Nerve Cells; Results Hold Possibilities For Treating Parkinson’s And Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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January 22, 2002
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University Of Houston
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New research from University of Houston scientists may lead to techniques for jump-starting the faulty “wiring” in damaged nerve cells, and suggests possible avenues for treating spinal cord injuries, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

HOUSTON, Jan. 18, 2002 – New research from University of Houston scientists may lead to techniques for jump-starting the faulty “wiring” in damaged nerve cells, and suggests possible avenues for treating spinal cord injuries, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.


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University Of Houston. (2002, January 22). Research May Lead To Jump-Starting Damaged Nerve Cells; Results Hold Possibilities For Treating Parkinson’s And Lou Gehrig’s Disease. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/01/020122072552.htm
University Of Houston. "Research May Lead To Jump-Starting Damaged Nerve Cells; Results Hold Possibilities For Treating Parkinson’s And Lou Gehrig’s Disease." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/01/020122072552.htm (accessed April 20, 2014).

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