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February 28, 2013

Can nerve endings in the tongue help us treat traumatic brain injury?

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PITTSBURGH —

Best of all, researchers have reason to believe CN-NiNM can not only slow functional loss, but also restore previously lost functions. It's this promise that has the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) interested. In collaboration with the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and NeuroHabilitation Corporation, the Army hopes to harness this emerging technology to "restore lost physical and mental function" for both service members and civilians suffering from traumatic brain injury, stroke Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis.

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