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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Wiendl, Heinz; Elger, Christian; Förstl, Hans; Hartung, Hans-Peter; Oertel, Wolfgang; Reichmann, Heinz; Schwab, Stefan 
Title:
Gaps Between Aims and Achievements in Therapeutic Modification of Neuronal Damage ("Neuroprotection"). 
Abstract:
The term "neuroprotection" is often misused, overused, or misunderstood. A reasonable definition of neuroprotection refers to the preservation of "neuronal structure and/or function." Although our knowledge about the cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration has expanded, experimental systems and animal models that mimic the process or allow translation into clinical success remain limited. This editorial discusses reasons for this gap and strategies to close it. Experimental models...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Neurotherapeutics 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
12 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
449-54 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1933-7213 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie