A dog called Jasper during trial to show spinal cord regeneration

A dog called Jasper during trial to show spinal cord regeneration

In a unique collaboration between the University’s Veterinary School and MRC’s Regenerative Medicine Centre, scientists used a unique type of cell to regenerate the damaged part of the dogs’ spines. The researchers are cautiously optimistic that the work could have a future role in the treatment of human patients with similar injuries if used alongside other treatments.

For more information, go to http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/first-randomised-controlled-trial-to-show-spinal-cord-regeneration-in-dogs/

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