Could growth hormone be a key to recovery after stroke?

Professor Michael Nilsson MD FAFRM (RACP) PhD is an internationally well-established neuroscientist with over two decades experience within the fields of astrocyte biology, brain plasticity and recovery after stroke, and a consultant neurologist based at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.

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There are hopes growth hormone could help the recovery process after stroke or acquired brain injury. Tessa Hoffman speaks to one of the men pioneering this work, neurologist and neuroscientist Professor Michael Nilsson. Your research just published in the journal Stroke uses an animal model to suggest that growth hormone can help to repair damage ...

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