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Lampreys can regenerate severed spinal cord – maybe humans Can too according to latest study

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Associate professor of molecular medicine at Zucker School of Medicine, Ona Bloom, PhD, says a recent discovery raises the possibility that genes found in lampreys that allow them to rebuild a severed spinal cord may lead to therapeutic developments for humans.  Read more in MedicalResearch.com (January 25, 2018)

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