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Dear Guest,

Happy Spring! With the new season comes a new NDPL Newsletter, which covers:

  • Human neural stem cell grafts repair spinal cord injuries in monkeys
  • The potential of stem cells in addressing vision loss
  • 2018 Florida Dental Convention

Thanks for reading! 


Using stem cells to Repair Spinal Cord Injuries

Researchers at the University of California San Diego's School of Medicine have taken a step toward using stem cells to repair spinal cord injuries, having successfully grafted human neural cells into the spinal cords of injured rhesus monkeys.  The grafted cells produced new human neural connections and resulted in improved forelimb function. The team announced..


Stem Cells and Macular Degeneration

Stem cells and Macular Degeneration have been in the news quite a bit lately. Most recently, a reported human stem cell clinical trial may lead to a new treatment for non-neovascular age-related macular degeneration (NNAMD). According to the National Eye Institute, age-related macular degeneration is a common eye condition in people over 50. The condition causes...

stem cells and Macular Degeneration

NDPL Heads to Florida

We’re excited to share that from June 21st through the 23rd  we’ll be attending the 2018 Florida Dental Convention! The event is being held at the beautiful Gaylord Palms Resort, in Kissimmee, FL. The three day convention includes..


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