TITLE

Toshihide Yamashita and Zhigang He

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
PN;Dec2005, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Toshihide Yamashita of Chiba University in Japan and Zhigang He, of Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston. They are co-recipients of the 2005 Ameritec Prize for significant accomplishment toward a cure for paralysis. The prize recognizes their significant contribution in the demonstration that multiple myelin inhibitors of axonal regeneration mediate their actions by converging on a signaling pathway involving members of the p75 receptor family. The Ameritec Foundation--a charitable, nonprofit public benefit foundation based in Covina, California--provides funding for the $40,000 prize. The winner is selected by a Scientific Advisory Board of internationally known medical researchers.
ACCESSION #
18896051

 

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