Stem Cells and Neuroregeneration

Neuroregeneration refers to the regrowth or repair of nervous tissues, cells or cell products. Such mechanisms may include generation of new neurons, glia, axons, myelin, or synapses. Neuroregeneration differs between the peripheral nervous system (PNS) and the central nervous system (CNS) by the functional mechanisms and especially the extent and speed. When an axon is damaged, the distal segment undergoes Wallerian degeneration, losing its myelin sheath. The nervous system is divided into two parts: the central nervous system, which consists of the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system, which consists of cranial and spinal nerves along with their associated ganglia.

  • Track 1-1 Peripheral nervous system regeneration
  • Track 2-2 Central nervous system regeneration
  • Track 3-3 Inhibition of axonal Regrowth
  • Track 4-4 Clinical treatments
  • Track 5-5 Nerve guidance Conduit

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