Therapeutic potential of nanofibres in the regeneration of the cochlear nerve

S. Petrov, S. Sandke, A. Gharabaghi, H. Löwenheim & M. Tatagiba
Objective: Loss of spiral ganglion cells in the inner ear cochlea results in irreversible hearing loss. Once damaged, the axons of the spiral ganglion cells show no spontaneous regeneration which leads to degeneration of the neurons themselves and other cell types in the auditory system. Nanofibres [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]