Fred Gage

Fred Gage is a professor at the Laboratory of Genetics at the Salk Institute. His research concentrates on the adult central nervous system and in 1998, Gage was responsible for discovering that the human brain continues to produce new nerve cells into adulthood. Currently, Gage is continuing his research in an attempt to find methods of replacing brain tissue lost to stroke or Alzheimer’s disease, and repairing spinal cords damaged by trauma. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Keio Medical Science Prize, the IPSEN Prize for Neuroplasticity, and the Max Planck Research Prize.
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