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Georgia Institute of Technology Research News

Nassir Mokarram, Georgia Tech

Caption: Ph.D. student Nassir Mokarram (left) holds a hollow polymeric nerve guide used to study re-growth of peripheral nerve cells. The nerve guide released interleukin 4 (IL-4) which enhanced the growth of peripheral nerve cells by altering activity of the macrophage cells.

Credit: (Georgia Tech Photo: Gary Meek)

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