标题：Characteristics and advantages of adeno-associated virus vector-mediated gene therapy for neurodegenerative diseases
作者：Qu, Yuan; Liu, Yi; Noor, Ahmed Fayyaz; Tran, Johnathan; Li, Rui
作者机构：Department of Hand Surgery,the Second Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin Province, China;Department of Orthopedics,Qilu Hospital of Shando 更多
通讯作者地址：[Li, R]Jilin Univ, Dept Hand Surg, Hosp 2, Changchun, Jilin, Peoples R China.
关键词：nerve regeneration;central nervous system;gene therapy;neurodegenerative disease;viral vector;adeno-associated virus;Alzheimer\'s disease;Parkinson\'s disease;Huntington\'s disease;amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;spinal muscular atrophy;neural regeneration
摘要：Common neurodegenerative diseases of the central nervous system are characterized by progressive damage to the function of neurons, even leading to the permanent loss of function. Gene therapy via gene replacement or gene correction provides the potential for transformative therapies to delay or possibly stop further progression of the neurodegenerative disease in affected patients. Adeno-associated virus has been the vector of choice in recent clinical trials of therapies for neurodegenerative diseases due to its safety and efficiency in mediating gene transfer to the central nervous system. This review aims to discuss and summarize the progress and clinical applications of adeno-associated virus in neurodegenerative disease in central nervous system. Results from some clinical trials and successful cases of central neurodegenerative diseases deserve further study and exploration.