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Biomaterials to change astrocyte behaviour and morphology for brain repair

Maclean, Francesca


The incapacity of the central nervous system (CNS) to regenerate is a barrier to the effective treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and traumatic injuries. Of particular importance in treating traumatic injuries is the CNS’s inflammatory response, which is a complex response that does not effectively transition from the growth-inhibitory and protective phase to a growth supportive phase that would allow for tissue repair and remodelling. Therefore, the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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