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Injectable hydrogel helps brain tissue regrow after stroke in mice

May 22, 2018View for printing

The brain may be an incredible organ, but it has its weaknesses - for example, it struggles to repair itself after sustaining damage from injury or stroke. Now, researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed an injectable hydrogel that can coax healthy tissue to patch up damage by helping regenerate new brain tissue, nerve fibers and blood vessels.

Michael Irving

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