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Myelin is the fatty substance that covers and protects nerves.
Researchers eliminate need for anti-rejection drugs in mice with transplanted glial cells

Researchers eliminate need for anti-rejection drugs in mice with transplanted glial cells

Traumatic brain injuries could be healed using peptide hydrogels

Traumatic brain injuries could be healed using peptide hydrogels

Scientists identify specific gene that plays key role in several psychiatric conditions

Scientists identify specific gene that plays key role in several psychiatric conditions

Researchers reverse stem cell aging process

Researchers reverse stem cell aging process

Oligodendrocytes play key role in determining individual’s resilience to stress

Oligodendrocytes play key role in determining individual’s resilience to stress

Novel palliative care approach for caregivers of children with rare diseases shows preliminary success

Novel palliative care approach for caregivers of children with rare diseases shows preliminary success

Neurological charities pump £3 million into digital brain bank to boost MS and Parkinson’s research

Neurological charities pump £3 million into digital brain bank to boost MS and Parkinson’s research

Schwann cells induce self-repair of damaged nerves

Schwann cells induce self-repair of damaged nerves

An injection of nanoparticles for spinal cord injuries

An injection of nanoparticles for spinal cord injuries

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Schwann cells capable of generating protective myelin over nerves finds research

Schwann cells capable of generating protective myelin over nerves finds research

Pain signals in humans are faster than previously thought

Pain signals in humans are faster than previously thought

Endogenous retrovirus type W found to be a major contributor to nerve damage in MS

Endogenous retrovirus type W found to be a major contributor to nerve damage in MS

Researchers one step closer to unmasking the cause of familial MS

Researchers one step closer to unmasking the cause of familial MS

Researchers move closer to finding the root cause of MS

Researchers move closer to finding the root cause of MS

Inhibition of CRMP2 phosphorylation promotes axonal regeneration after optic nerve injury

Inhibition of CRMP2 phosphorylation promotes axonal regeneration after optic nerve injury

Skin-related stem cells could be used to regenerate vital part of the nervous system

Skin-related stem cells could be used to regenerate vital part of the nervous system

Vegans are often deficient in these four nutrients

Vegans are often deficient in these four nutrients

Stem cells in hair follicles have potential to regenerate myelin sheath that coats neurons

Stem cells in hair follicles have potential to regenerate myelin sheath that coats neurons

Myelination deficits cause abnormal hypersocial behavior associated with Williams syndrome

Myelination deficits cause abnormal hypersocial behavior associated with Williams syndrome