AGING: reversal of neuron functional declines

From: Robert J. Bradbury (
Date: Sat Oct 27 2001 - 11:38:11 MDT

This is great news...

Conner JM, Darracq MA, Roberts J, Tuszynski MH.
Nontropic actions of neurotrophins: subcortical nerve growth factor gene
delivery reverses age-related degeneration of primate cortical cholinergic
PNAS (USA) 98(4):1941-6 (13 Feb 2001).

Bottom line: NGF turns back the clock (at least in Rhesus monkeys).


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