neurogenesis - NewSci Feb 12 2000

Ian McLeod ian_mcleod at primus.com.au
Thu Feb 24 23:36:15 EST 2000


What about Prozac / flouxetine (?) - apparantly this has facilitated neurogenisis
in the hippocampus in rats..

Could this work in humans?  It cures depression if this is the case, rather than
merely addressing the symptoms.

Ian

JoshCahoon wrote:

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> But at least one of these exceptions looks pretty interesting. What role does
> neurogenesis play in memory? Does it ever occur in response to brain injury?
> Can we cause it to? Perhaps we can enhance memory by facilitating neurogenesis.





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