Adult neurogenesis as a potential therapy for neurodegenerative diseases.

J. Dedrick Jordan, Guo Li Ming, Hongjun Song

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)144-147
Number of pages4
JournalDiscovery medicine
Issue number34
StatePublished - Aug 2006

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