Exploring Adult Neurogenesis as a Therapeutic Target for Alzheimer's Disease

Funding year(s): 
2011
Funding to date: 
$100,000

The goal of this project is to test whether the strategy of stimulating endogenous stem cells in the AD brain is safe in order to find treatment for Alzheimer’s patients.

Recent evidence shows the adult brain contains discrete populations of stem cells that retain the capacity to generate new neurons through the process of neurogenesis. Dr. Se Hoon Choi will test whether the strategy of stimulating endogenous stem cells in the AD brain is safe and effective ultimately to find treatment for Alzheimer’s patients.

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