Gas7b downregulation was shown to protect neuroblast cells
against apoptosis in vitro .
In the December 9th issue of the Lancet, French researchers reported that grafting fetal neuroblast cells
into the striatum area of the brain appeared to improve motor and cognitive function in 3 of 5 HD patients.
In a preliminary report published on the Lancet web site, French investigators reported that grafting fetal neuroblast cells
into the brains of patients with Huntington's disease (HD) appears to improve both motor and cognitive function.