Hisham Ahmed

Hisham Ahmed

Hisham is an undergraduate student at veterinary medicine school of Cairo university. He has been a Finalist in the Egyptian national BrainBee 2018. He is very interested in using Computational neuroscience approaches to understand different neurophysiology topics. By joining IYNA he hopes to help in raising awarness about different neurological diseases and spreading neuroscience between youth. In his free time he enjoys watching movies and playing video games.


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Adult Neurogenesis: An Overview

Adult Neurogenesis: An Overview


Introduction For decades, It has been widely believed that the formation of new neurons (neurogenesis) happens only in embryonic stages during development and it stops once development ends. In 1928, the father of neuroscience Ramón y Cajal said: “the founts of growth and regeneration ... dried up irrevocably. In the adult centers, ...