Protein in human hair shows promise for regenerating nerves

A protein found in human hair shows promise for promoting the regeneration of nerve tissue and could lead to a new treatment option when nerves are cut or crushed from trauma. In the current issue of Biomaterials, scientists from Wake Continue reading Protein in human hair shows promise for regenerating nerves

California Girl Named 2008 MDA National Goodwill Ambassador

The Muscular Dystrophy Association’s 2008 National Goodwill Ambassador is Abbey Umali of Redlands, Calif., a lively and articulate 8-year-old with a form of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. Abbey is the first MDA national goodwill ambassador to hail from California in the program’s Continue reading California Girl Named 2008 MDA National Goodwill Ambassador