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Boosting Hippocampal Neurogenesis to Treat Cognitive Dysfunction

A novel compound that increases neurogenesis in the hippocampus may represent a new means to treat hippocampus-associated cognitive dysfunction

Motor Cortex Targeting Improves Treatment of ALS by Engineered Human Neural Progenitor Cells

Researchers establish that transplantation of growth factor-secreting human NPCs can delay paralysis and extend lifespan in a rat model of ALS

Engineered Neuroepithelial Stem Cells: A Safe Means to treat Central Nervous System Disorders?

German researchers describe a new stem-cell based strategy to deliver adenosine to the brain as a treatment for central nervous system disorders

The Absence of Adult Human Hippocampal Neurogenesis Demonstrated in New Study

New research suggests a lack of neurogenesis in the dentate gyrus of the human adult hippocampus, a finding in disagreement with multiple recent studies

Exploring how Insulin Affects Neural Stem Cells: An New role for Cdk4!

A new study indicates that insulin controls adult neural stem cell proliferation and differentiation via the activities of cyclin-dependent kinase 4

Developing Engineered Biosphincters to Cure Fecal Incontinence

Researchers move their engineered biosphincters from a rodent model to a successful large animal model in the hope of treating fecal incontinence in human patients

Controlling Stem Cells with an Engineered DNA Culture System

A new study describes how a novel engineered DNA culture system may facilitate stem cell studies and the construction of enhanced biomaterials

Primitive Neural Stem Cells: It’s Quiescent at the Top!

Researchers describe the existence of a quiescent primitive neural stem cell type that can proliferate and replenish definitive neural stem cells when required

Electric New Study Guides NSC Migration to Enhance Neurological Disease Therapies

A new study demonstrates the guidance of neural stem cell migration in the mammalian brain employing applied electric fields

Physiological Status Promotes the Selective Activation of Regional Specific Adult Neural Stem Cells

Research indicates that hypothalamic neurons innervate regional-specific SVZ-NSCs to produce neural cells in response to physiological status


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