A compound in Phase I testing for cancer anti-angiogenesis shows exceptional promise as an all-around healer, allowing paralyzed mice to walk again. CarboMed Inc. (Nashville, Tenn.) has licensed the agent to Zeneca Group plc (London, U.K.) for cancer, but has retained the right to use the agent in other settings, such as acute spinal injury.

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