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zebra-fish-heroA representative collection of media coverage and research breakthroughs.

Regenerative Medicine: New Clue from Fish about Healing Spinal Cord Injuries (NIH Director’s Blog, Nov 15, 2016) https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2016/11/15/regenerative-medicine-new-clue-from-fish-about-healing-spinal-cord-injuries/

Discovery of zebrafish protein highlights Duke’s Regeneration Next initiative (Duke Chronicle, Nov 11, 2016) http://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2016/11/discovery-of-zebrafish-protein-highlights-dukes-regeneration-next-initiative

Scientists find key protein for spinal cord repair (Duke Today, Nov 3, 2016). https://today.duke.edu/2016/11/scientists-find-key-protein-spinal-cord-repair

Working at Duke: Three fun facts about Regeneration Next (Duke Today, Nov 3, 2016) https://today.duke.edu/2016/11/3-fun-facts-about-regeneration-next

Zebra fish could hold key to helping humans walk again (ITV News Nov 3, 2016) http://www.itv.com/news/2016-11-03/fish-study-offers-hope-for-spinal-injury-repair/

Special Protein in Zebrafish May Lead to Full Spinal Cord Repair (Nature World News, Nov 4 2016) http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/31141/20161104/zebrafish-spinal-cord-repair-ctgf.htm

Genetic elements that drive regeneration uncovered (Science Daily, April 2016) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160406140405.htm

Breakthrough offers hope to those with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (The Guardian, Dec 2015) https://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/dec/31/breakthrough-offers-hope-to-those-with-duchenne-muscular-dystrophy

CRISPR helps heal mice with muscular dystrophy (Science/AAAS, Aug 2015) http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2015/12/crispr-helps-heal-mice-muscular-dystrophy

Just a bit of DNA helps explain humans’ big brains (NPR, Feb 2015) http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/02/19/387088596/just-a-bit-of-dna-helps-explain-humans-big-brains

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