Groundbreaking project seeks to ‘bring dead back to life’

thA U.S. biotech company has been given the green light to begin recruiting 20 brain-dead patients to test if parts of their central nervous systems can be regenerated – literally raising them from the dead. The company, Bioquark Inc., plans to inject a cocktail of stem cells and peptides into the brains of the patients over a six-week period to see if it can jump-start their functions. Philadelphia-based Bioquark asks on its website: “What if your body came with a restart button?” Finding that button is the essence of the firm’s research. Read Article