Effects Of Cannabinoids In The Rat Model Of Huntington's Disease Generated By An Intrastriatal Injection Of Malonate

Huntington's Disease

Key Findings

In summary, our results are compatible with the idea that manipulating the endocannabinoid system can modify neurodegeneration in Huntington's disease, and suggest that highly selective CB(1) receptor agonists might be necessary to produce neuroprotective effects against indirect excitotoxicity.

Information and Links


Link: Effects Of Cannabinoids In The Rat Model Of Huntington's Disease Generated By An Intrastriatal Injection Of Malonate

Year: 2003


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Huntington's Disease — 2


Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Huntington's Disease according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

SR141716

Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol