Changes in adult neurogenesis in neurodegenerative diseases: cause or consequence?

A Thompson, K Boekhoorn, A-M Van Dam, P J Lucassen

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This review addresses the role of adult hippocampal neurogenesis and stem cells in some of the most common neurodegenerative disorders and their related animal models. We discuss recent literature in relation to Alzheimer's disease and dementia, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, alcoholism, ischemia, epilepsy and major depression.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)28-42
Number of pages15
JournalGenes, brain, and behavior
Volume7 Suppl 1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2008

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