Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Psychology researchers participate in new research offering hope of paralysis cure

Thu, February 9, 2012

Two Psychology Department graduate students (Josh Britt and Jackie Kane) and two Psychology professors (Drs. Francisco Gonzalez-Lima and Tim Schallert) are key collaborators and co-authors of a study that offers hope for a cure for paralysis. This exciting new research, led by Dr. George Bittner, a professor of Neurobiology, has been accepted for publication in theJournal of Neuroscience Research. An early view of the paper, titled "Rapid, Effective, and Long-Lasting Behavioral Recovery Produced by Microsutures, Methylene Blue, and Polyethylene Glycol After Completely Cutting Rat Sciatic Nerves" is now available. Read full study | "New surgery heals nerve damage in weeks" | Watch Video feature on

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