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NEURAL STEM/PROGENITOR CELLS IN THE POST-ISCHEMIC ENVIRONMENT: Proliferation, Differentiation and Neuroprotection
Stroke is one of the leading causes of chronic disability and death in the Western world. Today, no treatment can repair the cellular loss associated with an ischemic lesion. However, the discovery and dynamic regulation ...
The role of astrocytes in stroke, brain plasticity and neurogenesis
Astrocytes, one of the most abundant and heterogeneous cell types in the central nervous system, fulfill many important roles in the healthy and injured brain. This thesis investigates the role of astrocytes in the neurogenic ...