Journal of Neurology

, Volume 242, Supplement 1, pp S1–S4

Brain repair: an overview

  • Alastair Compston

DOI: 10.1007/BF00939230

Cite this article as:
Compston, A. J Neurol (1994) 242(Suppl 1): S1. doi:10.1007/BF00939230


The need to limit disease processes in the central nervous system and repair the damage is a major challenge for contemporary medicine but one which can now be addressed by applying the techniques of molecular, cellular, systems and behavioral neuroscience; we can be confident that, in due course, the brain repair strategy will work and have dividends for individuals with a range of neurological diseases.

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© Springer-Verlag 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alastair Compston
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Cambridge Neurology unit and Medical Research Council Cambridge Centre for Brain RepairUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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