Scientists studied 34 dogs that had all suffered spinal cord injuries as a result of accidents and back problems.
Professor Robin Franklin, one of the study leaders from Cambridge University, said
Our findings are extremely exciting because they show for the first time that transplanting these types of cell into a severely damaged spinal cord can bring about significant improvement.
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