Study: Stem cells enhance memory after brain injury in mice

10/31/2007 | M.I.T. Technology Review

Stem cell transplants may help memory loss in patients with Alzheimer's disease, brain injury and stroke, according to a study done on mice. Researchers modified mice so they could trigger brain damage in the hippocampus, and then transplanted neural stem cells in the area. The mice were able to perform as well as uninjured mice in memory tests after the transplants.

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