About The Author

Xue-Wei Wang is a post-doctoral researcher at John Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Neuroscience. Their main research areas include behavioral neuroscience, signaling pathways, and cognitive task analyses.

Regenerative Abilities In The Mammalian Nervous System

Patients with injuries to the nervous system, such as spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, glaucoma, and various neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and multiple sclerosis, usually have lifelong suffering due to the fact that mammalian neurons in the central nervous system (CNS) have low or even no axon regeneration