1994
DOI: 10.1016/0197-4580(94)90204-6
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Abstract: Neurotrophic factors play a major role in brain development and function. Because administration of these factors can attenuate degeneration of neurons and behavioral deficits in animals, such molecules may become useful in the treatment of AD. At the present time, a solid rationale can be made for clinical trials with NGF, given the pronounced trophic effect of NGF on forebrain cholinergic neurons and the cholinergic atrophy occurring in AD. Future research in the following areas will be crucial toward develo…

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