Focus on Research: Research gives new hope for restoring cells in damaged brains and spinal cords

An artist's rendition of a human spinal cord. Credit: EMSL CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE Centre Daily Times (CDT), January 17, 2015 — What motivates Penn State scientists and their students to devote countless hours trying to solve tough research mysteries? For Gong Chen, a biology professor at Penn State, the answer is rooted in a desire to