New Avenues for Brain Repair: Programming and Reprogramming the Central Nervous System

Venue: Harvard University

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 10, 2013 End Date/Time: Jun 11, 2013
Early Registration Date: Apr 05, 2013
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 05, 2012
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The development of new therapies for neurodegenerative disease faces a multitude of challenges. Yet, an increased understanding of central nervous system development, of the barriers to regeneration during adult life, and the recent progress in reprogramming cell identities, carry promise to pave new avenues for brain repair.

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Harvard University
Cambridge
Massachusetts
United States
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Principles of neural development: from cell type specification to circuit formation; Axon regeneration and the glial response to CNS injury; Programming and reprogramming in the central nervous system; Functional integration into the circuit: a lesson from adult neurogenesis

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