Can small molecules provide truly effective enhancement of cognition? Current achievements and future directions.

@article{Plath2011CanSM,
  title={Can small molecules provide truly effective enhancement of cognition? Current achievements and future directions.},
  author={Niels Plath and Linda Lerdrup and Peter Hj\orringgaard Larsen and John Paul Redrobe},
  journal={Expert opinion on investigational drugs},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={795-811}
}
INTRODUCTION The prevalence of age-related diseases that implicate a deterioration of cognitive abilities is increasing. Moreover, cognitive decline occurs in numerous CNS disorders affecting patients at younger ages as well, resulting in reduced functional ability and quality of life. Despite the existence of few medications treating cognition, the need for efficacious treatment options to alleviate, halt or even prevent cognitive decline is generally unmet to date. Consequently, extensive… CONTINUE READING