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Latest Ciliary neurotrophic factor Stories

2012-10-30 12:35:05

A study in The Journal of Cell Biology shows how a transcription factor called STAT3 remains in the axon of nerve cells to help prevent neurodegeneration.

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2009-12-10 08:35:00

Mouse study suggests that response to injury-induced growth factors can be revived.

2009-05-28 07:32:00

LINCOLN, R.I., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the Company's product candidate, NT-501, demonstrated a strong biologic effect in two Phase 2 clinical trials for retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

2006-02-27 23:05:15

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An intraocular implant containing a protein called CNTF, which has been shown to slow retinal degeneration in animals, may improve vision in patients with retinal disease, findings from a study suggest.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.