neurogenesis neurogenesis

Definition(s):

  • (n) the development of nerve tissues

Usage(s):

  • Why critics are taking note: His groundbreaking work in neurogenesis and research with stem cells : Fred Gage.

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  1. "We concluded that sleep deprivation decreases neurogenesis by elevating stress hormones," says Gould.
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Elizabeth Gould Source: New Scientist (subscription)

  2. "Research has shown that contrary to popular belief, the brain is constantly undergoing neurogenesis, the development of new neurons and dendrites," said Dr. Elkhonon Goldberg, Clinical Professor of Neurology at New York University School of...
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Elkhonon Goldberg Source: Business Wire (press release)

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