9. Using Stem Cells to Understand and Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases

  1. Lawrence S.B. Goldstein PhD and
  2. Meg Schneider

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch9

Stem Cells for Dummies®

Stem Cells for Dummies®

How to Cite

Goldstein, L. S.B. and Schneider, M. (2010) Using Stem Cells to Understand and Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases, in Stem Cells for Dummies®, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259283

Online ISBN: 9781118269244

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Keywords:

  • central nervous system;
  • mental infirmity;
  • neurodegenerative disease;
  • spinal cord;
  • magnetic resonance imaging

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Understanding Neurodegenerative Diseases

  • Attacking Alzheimer's Disease

  • Treating Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)

  • Fighting Batten Disease

  • Finding Treatments for Cerebral Palsy

  • Getting a Grip on Huntington's Disease

  • Tackling Niemann-Pick Disease

  • Treating Parkinson's Disease

  • Creating New Treatments for Spinal Cord Injuries

  • Limiting the Effects of Stroke