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    New approach to spinal cord and brain injury research

    "If you injure a peripheral nerve, it will regenerate, spontaneously. It moves quite slowly, so it's one of our objectives to speed it up, but it does regenerate," Twiss says. "In contrast, with an injury to your spinal cord, it's not going to regenerate."
    Over the past five years, Twiss and Kalinski have uncovered some of the molecular details of how nerve recovery takes place in the periphery. A particular focus of their research is on how the nerve constructs proteins, one of the fundamental building blocks involved in any kind of cell growth or re-growth.....

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