New Therapy Promotes Vascular Repair Following Stroke

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(Illustration: Ruslan Rust)

Following a stroke, antibodies that inhibit the signaling molecule Nogo-A can help repair blood vessels in the affected brain regions. This also promotes the regaining of motor functions, researchers at the University of Zurich have shown in a mouse model. The study opens up new avenues for treatment.

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Helen Stauffer

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