A subset of neutrophils with an immature phenotype confers neuroprotection in traumatic optic nerve and spinal cord injury. This study identifies a new target population of cells for therapeutic strategies to induce neural regeneration during injury.
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Voskuhl, R. A new cell subtype that confers neuroprotection. Nat Immunol 21, 1477–1478 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41590-020-00821-0