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CNS Regeneration

Contrary to previously held beliefs about the static nature of the adult brain, it is capable of generating new neurons that are capable of integrating into the complex circuitry.

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Axonal regeneration 2 Replies

Hi Colleagues:I would like to discuss information about axonal regeneration in neurodegenerative disease.GreetingsContinue

Started by Pablo Muñoz. Last reply by Pablo Muñoz Mar 16, 2012.

Stimulating neuroregeneration as a therapeutic drug approach for traumatic brain injury 1 Reply

We need to be in a position to develop new strategies for the development of regeneration-promoting therapeutics which will help to overcome the silent epidemic of TBI.

Started by Dr.Nagesh C Shanbhag. Last reply by BrokenBrilliant Apr 25, 2010.

New Stroke Therapy with Transforming Growth Factor (TGF)-alpha 1 Reply

Scientists at the Univ of California, Irvine have shown that TGF-a can provide almost 99% recovery when administered directly into the brain in rats; 70% improvement when given intranasally.Worth…Continue

Tags: rats, TGF-a, stroke

Started by Dr.Nagesh C Shanbhag. Last reply by Aina-Nelago Iimbili Jan 21, 2010.

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Comment by Angela Ronson on July 15, 2011 at 8:26pm
I found art to be very therapeutic. Obviously I was working on fine motor. But now that I think about it, there had to be other stuff- sitting up is gross motor, cuz it was in a group/class, social skills. Neurogen could have been happening the whole time, but the art class took my mind off that and gave me something positive to focus on. The class was an alternative not required by this hospital's rehab program, so data was not kept. I'd say, though, it was an integral part of recovery.
Comment by Tayloe White on July 15, 2011 at 7:53pm
I'm especially interested in the role of behavior-dependent neurogenesis and am  investigating the effects of an art-based protocol on clinical outcomes for stroke and MS patient populations this summer. I hope to have something interesting to report this fall.
Comment by Angela Ronson on August 21, 2010 at 5:09pm
 

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