Pro-inflammatory growth factors reduce secondary degeneration after traumatic spinal cord injury

Young, Yun Wai (2013) Pro-inflammatory growth factors reduce secondary degeneration after traumatic spinal cord injury. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

The role of inflammatory response after spinal cord injury remains unclear. This thesis was a step forward in studying how promoting the inflammation, by delivery pro-inflammatory growth factors, affects the outcomes of spinal cord injury. A significant functional improvement was observed after treatment and these results suggest an interesting avenue for future clinical treatments and may provide a platform to improve the efficacy of other treatments.

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ID Code: 60875
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Goss, Benjamin G. & Lutton, Cameron J.
Keywords: Spinal cord injury, Inflammation, Vascular endothelial growth factor, Platelet derived growth factor, Macrophage
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 20 Jun 2013 03:36
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2015 09:30

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