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Israeli biotech company paves a new way in healing injured spinal cords – The Jerusalem Post

Saturday, 5 February, 2022

Israeli biotech company paves a new way in healing injured spinal cords – The Jerusalem Post

Piglets at a pig farm.
(photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

 
Spinal cord injuries are notoriously difficult to operate on, but an Israeli biotech company has opened a new road on the way to a cure using pigs.
The Israeli biotech company Matricelf reported today that it has successfully completed another usability trial with human implants (neural implants originating from human tissues) for replacing the injured spinal cord of a live pig. The company is developing autologous (bone marrow) implants for the regeneration of damaged tissues by using stem cells and external stem cell components from the patients themselves.
Read more at: https://www.jpost.com/business-and-innovation/tech-and-start-ups/article-692278

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