Health Beat: Peripheral Neuropathy

Benita Zahn
Updated: February 28, 2020 12:43 PM
Created: February 28, 2020 12:41 PM

How does the body heal itself and how can we help it heal? Dr. Julie Pilitsis, MD and Dr. Yannick Poitelon, PhD join us. They're looking into peripheral neuropathy. Thanks to a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, they're studying whether we can improve the repair of damaged nerves by manipulating specific cells in the peripheral nervous system.

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