This special report discusses the field of neural grafting into the brain and spinal cord to treat neurological disorders. It describes the technology of neural grafting, the neurological conditions that it may be used to treat, and the patient populations that are affected. Also, the legal and ethical issues raised by the development of neural grafting techniques are discussed. The Office of Technology of the United States Congress prepared this report with the assistance of a panel of advisers and reviewers selected for their expertise and diverse points of view.Photo credit PJ Reiar, University of Florida A cross-section through a normal (1) and an Injured (2) rat spinal cord. ... To date, most research in this area has provided information regarding the first question; more basic research is needed toanbsp;...
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