Advances in neuronal regeneration

Prof. José Antonio del Río, leader of the Molecular and Cellular Neurobiotechnology research line at IBEC, has participated in a study on neural regeneration published in the journal Chemistry and Biology of the Cell group.

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The work, in collaboration with researchers from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) and the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC), presents the discovery of a new chemical compound able to promote axonal regeneration. This discovery is a further step towards the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and spinal cord injuries.

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