Brain Glue

UGA Today

Dementia, depression, social isolation, psychosis, vision issues, and other long-term disabilities are all symptoms of traumatic brain injuries that, for too many people, interfere with their quality of life. But, new research from UGA shows that a certain type of gel, known as brain glue, can help protect against the loss of brain tissue after an injury.

Brain Glue

Nov 27, 2017

I’m the brain, you’re glue - whatever happens to me… can be healed by you? For individuals with traumatic brain injuries, the outcome is often dire. In these instances, the brain needs to replenish itself - not only its neurons, but also the substance that surrounds the neurons and  holds them in place. Enter brain glue! In this segment, catch the Director of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center, Dr. Steve Stice, discuss the center’s collaboration with Emory that sealed the deal on brain glue - a possible treatment for traumatic brain injuries.