Patent Number: 6,429,196

Title: Treatment of balance impairments

Abstract: Compositions and methods are provided for prophylactic or therapeutic treatment of balance impairments involving neuronal damage, loss, or degeneration, preferably of vestibular ganglion neurons, in an animal by administration of an effective amount of a trkB or trkC agonist, particularly a neurotrophin, more preferably NT-4/5.

Inventors: Gao; Wei-Qiang (Foster City, CA)

Assignee: Genentech, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 38/18 (20060101); A61K 038/00 ()

Expiration Date: 08/06/2019