One of the most exciting of those treatments is allopregnanolone, which is being developed by Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD. 布林顿天天电玩城下载 is the inaugural Director of the Center for Innovation in Brain Science at the University of Arizona, where she also serves as Professor of Pharmacology and Neurology in the College of Medicine - Tucson. Her research focuses on 大脑的生物能和再生系统。
布林顿天天电玩城下载’的研究人员发现，神经甾体Allopregnanolone可以激活神经干细胞以产生新的脑细胞。这个过程叫做“neurogenesis”它有可能恢复阿尔茨海默氏症丧失的认知功能's patients. Other researchers have attempted to spur 神经发生 directly using stem cells, but have failed. With support from the ADDF since 2004, 布林顿天天电玩城下载 developed allopregnanolone as a therapeutic that stimulates the proliferation of stem cells. In preclinical testing, this approach promoted 神经发生 and restored cognitive function.
布林顿天天电玩城下载 has successfully completed a phase 1b/2a human clinical trial. She is now preparing for a larger phase 2 clinical trial, which is also receiving funding from the ADDF.