Cell Transplant Enables Paralyzed Dogs to Walk; Humans Next?

Cell Transplant Enables Paralyzed Dogs to Walk; Humans Next?

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wheelchair-dog-Richard-Allen-SchlossbergScientists have reversed paralysis in dogs after injecting them with cells grown from the lining of their nose.

The pets had all suffered spinal injuries which prevented them from using their back legs.

The Cambridge University team is cautiously optimistic the technique could eventually have a role in the treatment of human patients.

(READ the story – and see short video – at the BBC)

Photo by Richard Allen Schlossberg – Thanks to Andrew N. for sending the link!

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