Adult neurogenesis as a potential therapy for neurodegenerative diseases.

Journal Article

Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), are progressive neurological diseases that affect millions of people worldwide. Recent identification and advances in our understanding of multi-potent neural stem cells/progenitors in the mature CNS has raised the possibility that these discoveries can be translated into an effective therapy for degenerative neurological disease.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jordan, JD; Ming, G-L; Song, H

Published Date

  • August 2006

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 34

Start / End Page

  • 144 - 147

PubMed ID

  • 17234134

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17234134

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1944-7930

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States