The Use of Stem Cells to Model Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Dementia: From Basic Research to Regenerative Medicine

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Hedges, Erin C. ; Mehler, Vera J. ; Nishimura, Agnes L. (2016)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Stem Cells International, volume 2,016 (issn: 1687-966X, eissn: 1687-9678)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2016/9279516, pmc: PMC4761393
  • Subject: Review Article | Internal medicine | RC31-1245 | Article Subject

In recent years several genes have linked amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) as a spectrum disease; however little is known about what triggers their onset. With the ability to generate patient specific stem cell lines from somatic cel... View more
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