Cell Models

UCLA Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center
Cell Models

Center URL: http://www.iddrc.ucla.edu
Core URL: http://www.iddrc.ucla.edu/iddrc/cores.aspx

Core Personnel
Core Director: Jean de Vellis, Ph.D.

Core Description

The discovery that the adolescent and even adult CNS possesses the potential to regenerate via multi-potent stem cells, has given rise to increasing interest in studying neural stem cells either to understand pathogenesis in neurodegenerative diseases in animal models or as potential therapeutic tools for degenerative diseases. The purpose of Cell Models core is to fulfill the need of incorporating new technology aimed at the study of the restoration of CNS function.

Last Edited: 05/28/11 12:00 AM by Dorwin Birt