Neural stem cells as therapeutic agents for CNS injuries and disorders

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Abstract

The poor regenerative potency of the adult mammalian central nervous system (CNS) results from its restricted ability to replenish cells lost to injury or disease as well as the presence of various inhibitors that prevent histological and functional recovery. In this review, I summarize our recent efforts that take advantage of neural stem cells to conquer this difficult challenge.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)493-498
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Congress Series
Volume1252
Issue numberC
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jun 1

Keywords

  • Musashi1
  • Neural stem cells (NSCs)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Spinal cord injury
  • nestin-GFP

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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