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Changing the Therapeutic Paradigm of TBI

Millions of people each year suffer from neural injury and disease with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke being chief among them. TBI is common in toddler age children that suffer falls from highchairs and stairs, teenagers that compete in football and competitive cheerleading and adults that are in car…
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iPSC-NSCs with potential

Our lab is working with induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neural stem cell lines (HIP-NSCs) in an effort to examine their potential to regenerate damaged brain tissue after a neural injury.
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Meet our pigs!

Through pigs like these, we are looking to determine if NSCs can survive and integrate into an injury site within the brain. Someday, we hope this type of treatment can be translated to humans!
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Stereotaxic Injector System

Induced pluripotent neural stem cells are transplanted into the penumbra region of the infarct (area of tissue damage) using a stereotaxic injector device.
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