neurogenesis

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neurogenesis

[¦nu̇r·ō′jen·ə·səs]
(embryology)
The formation of nerves.
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The new culture medium offers a consistently high neural stem cell yield in a serum-free environment.
Our research shows that neural stem cells, whether from mice or humans, are attracted to brain tumors and can express a foreign gene.
Neuralstem's first stem cell product candidate, NSI-566, a spinal cord-derived neural stem cell line, is under development for treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
As I have said before, the more we can learn about the ways in which neural stem cells can be used to improve human health, the more potential there is to use stem cells for therapeutic purposes.
Our recent studies with mouse neural stem cells have shown that a cell therapeutic approach may have application for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
The past twenty years have seen great advances in neural stem cell research and applications.
The claims cover the transplantation of neural stem cells themselves as well as neurons or glial cells derived from the stem cells; thus, for example, transplantation of stem cells or neurons derived from neural stem cells for the treatment of diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, stroke or spinal cord injury would be subject to the claims of this patent irrespective of the culture method used to grow the cells.
London, October 20 ( ANI ): By reprogramming skin cells from Parkinson's patients with a known genetic mutation, researchers have identified the damage to neural stem cells as a powerful player in the disease.
The immortalized human neural stem cell can be grown for over 60 cell-doublings and is clonally expandable (that is starting from one cell).
In addition to measuring the safety of HuCNS-SC, the trial will provide initial data of the neural stem cell product's ability to affect the progression of the disease.
This transaction positions CytoTherapeutics as the recognized leader in neural stem cell biology and supports our goal to solve fundamental disease problems of the central nervous system.
professor of Ophthalmology at the Casey Eye Institute, commented, "My lab has been involved in researching many cell therapy approaches for diseases of the eye, and the results we have seen with the human neural stem cell are particularly exciting.