Therapeutic horizons for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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Abstract

Recent theories on the pathogenesis of motor neuron disease and research on motor neuron injury have resulted in new putative therapies, which include treatment with various neurotrophic factors, antioxidants and anti-excitotoxicity agents. Clinical and preclinical studies have now provided the first agents that reproducibly alter the course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)679-687
Number of pages9
JournalCurrent Opinion in Neurobiology
Volume6
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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