Table 1.

Definitions of the terms neuroprotection, neurorestoration, and neurorescue.

A beneficial interaction that prevents or slows neurons from dying.5 A need for disease pre-symptomatic biomarker.
A beneficial interaction that replaces dying or dead neuronal cells with viable cells.5 Acting during the symptomatic phase.
A beneficial interaction that rescues cells where neuronal cell death has already started.17 Acting during symptomatic phase.
RMMJ Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal Rambam Health Care Campus 2010 October; 1(2): e0011. ISSN: 2076-9172
Published online 2010 October 31. doi: 10.5041/RMMJ.10011.