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BDNF in Parkinson's

David Cassarino dsc9w at avery.med.Virginia.EDU
Mon Feb 26 15:01:54 EST 1996

I have read that BDNF has been shown in cell culture and animal
experiments to protect substantia nigra neurons from death (due
to MPTP, OHDA, etc).
I was wondering if there have been any clinical trials of BDNF
in PD (or Alzheimer's) patients (I tried looking for this on
medline but found little).

Thanks for any info
David S. Cassarino              "The mind is not a vessel to be filled
MSTP 2nd Year                    but a fire to be kindled."               
UVA School of Medicine           -Plutarch
dsc9w at virginia.edu          

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