Algae experiments at UNCW could offer medical breakthrough

Wilmington Star News - Collaborative ongoing research is one step closer to drug development that could help survivors of stroke and traumatic brain injuries. (More)

Researchers studying if red tide toxin could aid stroke, brain injury patients

Naples Daily News - A team of medical researchers say they see a potential silver lining in the red tides that afflict Southwest Florida's coast. (More)

Creighton chairman studies algae as brain damage cure

Omaha World Herald - Scientists know that brains ravaged by strokes and other injuries try to rewire themselves and make new connections to circumvent the damaged area. (More)

Natural Product Produced by Marine Algae Shows Promise in Stroke Recovery Treatment

Journal Democrat (Nebraska) - A new study using brevetoxin-2, a compound produced naturally by marine algae, stimulated nerve cell growth and plasticity in cultured mouse neurons. This research advances a potentially new pharmacological treatment to aid recovery of brain function following a stroke or other traumatic brain injury. (More)

Marine Algae Could Help With Stroke Recovery

WOWT 6News - A natural product produced by marine algae shows promise in stroke recovery. (More)