Adult cortical neurogenesis: Nuanced, negligible or nonexistent?

Edmund Au, Gord Fishell

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review


Can the adult neocortex in primates generate new neurons? A new study uses a clever way of determining the age of postmortem human neurons to conclude that there is very little postnatal cortical neurogenesis - or none at all.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1086-1088
Number of pages3
JournalNature Neuroscience
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience


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