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Experts at MDI Bio Lab conference see future therapeutics in regenerative medicine

| Mainebiz

Dustin Shillcox, 31, lost movement from his chest down after a 2010 driving accident in which he was ejected 80 feet through his car window. Today he is using an experimental treatment called spinal cord epidural stimulation, which involves implanting an array of electrodes into his spine that are helping his brain learn how to walk again.

Polluted mine becomes tool for biological research

| Mount Desert Islander

The former Callahan Mine site in Brooksville, Maine, is providing research opportunities for scientists even as it undergoes cleanup per its designation by the Environmental Protection Agency as a Superfund site. A team of scientists including MDI Biological Laboratory staff scientist Ben King is studying how organisms adapt to changing environments, using techniques developed in research at the mine site.