Patent Number: 6,251,669

Title: Neuronal progenitor cells and uses thereof

Abstract: The present invention provides an isolated cellular composition comprising greater than about 90% mammalian, non tumor-derived, neuronal progenitor cells which express a neuron-specific marker and which can give rise to progeny which can differentiate into neuronal cells. Also provided are methods of treating neuronal disorders utilizing this cellular composition.

Inventors: Luskin; Marla B. (Decatur, GA)

Assignee: Emory University

International Classification: C12N 5/06 (20060101); G01N 33/50 (20060101); A61K 35/12 (20060101); A61K 48/00 (20060101); C12N 005/00 (); C12N 005/02 (); C12Q 001/68 (); C12P 021/06 (); A61K 048/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018