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dc.contributor.authorGarcía León, Juan Antonio
dc.contributor.authorCáceres Palomo, Laura
dc.contributor.authorDavila, Jose Carlos 
dc.contributor.authorVitorica, Javier
dc.contributor.authorGutierrez-Perez, Antonia 
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-18T11:55:00Z
dc.date.available2020-12-18T11:55:00Z
dc.date.created2020-12-02
dc.date.issued2020-12-18
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10630/20636
dc.description.abstractBackground: Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by presenting a complex pathology, not fully resolved yet. This fact, together with the lack of reliable models, has impeded the development of effective therapies. Recently, several studies have shown that functional glial cell defects have a key role in the pathology of AD. However, this glial dysfunction, currently, cannot be correctly modeled using the available animal models, so we hypothesized that cells derived from Alzheimer's patients can serve as a better platform for studying the disease. In this sense, human pluripotent stem cells (hPSC) allow the generation of different types of neural cells, which can be used for disease modeling, identification of new targets and drugs development. Methods: We have a collection of hiPSCs derived from patients with sporadic forms of AD. We have differentiated these cells towards neural lineage to obtain neurons and astrocytes. For the generation of oligodendrocytes (OLs), we have developed a fast and robust protocol to generate mature OLs in just 22 days. Results: We have generated neural precursors from all the lines tested. In the case of OLs, the cells generated resemble primary OLs and can myelinate neurons in vivo and in vitro using a screening compatible platform. This platform is being transferred for the generation of the other glial cells. Conclusions: This methodology can be used to elucidate the pathogenic pathways associated with neurodegeneration and to identify new therapeutic targets susceptible to modulation, contributing to the development of new effective drugs against AD.es_ES
dc.description.sponsorshipAcknowledgments: J.A.G.L has been supported by a contract of doctor reincorporation plan from the I Plan Propio of the University of Malaga (Spain) and by CIBERNED. This study was supported by Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCiii) of Spain, cofinanced by FEDER funds from European Union, through grants PI18/01557 (to AG), PI18/01556 (to JV), and CIBERNED (CB06/05/1116 to AG and CB06/05/0094 to JV); by Junta de Andalucia through Consejería de Economía y Conocimiento grants UMA18-FEDERJA-211 (to AG), PY18-RT-2233 (to AG) and US-1262734 (to JV) co-financed by Programa Operativo FEDER 2014- 2020 and Consejeria de Salud grant PI-0276-2018 (to JAGL).Acknowledgments: J.A.G.L has been supported by a contract of doctor reincorporation plan from the I Plan Propio of the University of Malaga (Spain) and by CIBERNED. This study was supported by Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCiii) of Spain, cofinanced by FEDER funds from European Union, through grants PI18/01557 (to AG), PI18/01556 (to JV), and CIBERNED (CB06/05/1116 to AG and CB06/05/0094 to JV); by Junta de Andalucia through Consejería de Economía y Conocimiento grants UMA18-FEDERJA-211 (to AG), PY18-RT-2233 (to AG) and US-1262734 (to JV) co-financed by Programa Operativo FEDER 2014- 2020 and Consejeria de Salud grant PI-0276-2018 (to JAGL). Universidad de Málaga. Campus de Excelencia Internacional Andalucía Tech.es_ES
dc.language.isoenges_ES
dc.rightsinfo:eu-repo/semantics/openAccesses_ES
dc.subjectAlzheimer, Enfermedad dees_ES
dc.subject.otherAlzheimeres_ES
dc.subject.otheriPSCes_ES
dc.titleHuman pluripotent stem cells as a research tool for elucidating the role of glial cells in Alzheimer´s diseasees_ES
dc.typeinfo:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObjectes_ES
dc.centroFacultad de Cienciases_ES
dc.relation.eventtitleNurodegenerative diseases: Biology & Therapeuticses_ES
dc.relation.eventplaceNew York (EEUU), onlinees_ES
dc.relation.eventdate02/12/2020es_ES


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