Advances in treatment of neurodegenerative diseases: Perspectives for combination of stem cells with neurotrophic factors
Jie Wang, Zhi Jiang, Mei-Jiang Feng, Department of Geriatrics, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210011, Jiangsu Province, China
Jie Wang, Department of Neurology, the Affiliated Jiangning Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 211100, Jiangsu Province, China
Wei-Wei Hu, Department of Geriatrics, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing 210002, Jiangsu Province, China
Mei-Jiang Feng, Key Laboratory for Aging & Disease, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210011, Jiangsu Province, China
Author contributions: Wang J, Hu WW and Jiang Z performed the literature search and drafted the manuscript; Feng MJ conceived the study, contributed to critical revision and editing of the manuscript, and all authors approved the final version submitted for publication.
Supported by the Social Development Project of Jiangsu Science and Technology Department, No. BE2015721.
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Corresponding author: Mei-Jiang Feng, MD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Department of Geriatrics, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University; Key Laboratory for Aging & Disease, Nanjing Medical University, Jiangjiayuan Road 121, Nanjing 210011, Jiangsu Province, China. email@example.com
Received: February 6, 2020
Peer-review started: February 6, 2020
First decision: March 5, 2020
Revised: March 31, 2020
Accepted: April 7, 2020
Article in press: April 7, 2020
Published online: May 26, 2020