Cellular “Cleaning Crews” Get Busy During Spinal Cord Injury

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
2 min readMay 2, 2020

Nerve cells transmit and receive information traversing the human body in the form of electrical impulses. These extremely delicate and sensitive cells are easily damaged as a result of accidents or disease. Following impairment, their likelihood of regaining function largely depends on their anatomical location. Nerves in the limbs and torso, for example, are able to repair themselves…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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