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Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Fundamentals, Devices, and Techniques

Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Fundamentals, Devices, and Techniques

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Tuan Vo-Dinh

July 29, 2014

Shaped by Quantum Theory, Technology, and the Genomics Revolution The integration of photonics, electronics, biomaterials, and nanotechnology holds great promise for the future of medicine. This topic has recently experienced an explosive growth due to the noninvasive or minimally invasive nature a...

Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Biomedical Diagnostics

Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Biomedical Diagnostics

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Tuan Vo-Dinh

July 29, 2014

Shaped by Quantum Theory, Technology, and the Genomics Revolution The integration of photonics, electronics, biomaterials, and nanotechnology holds great promise for the future of medicine. This topic has recently experienced an explosive growth due to the noninvasive or minimally invasive nature a...

Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Therapeutics and Advanced Biophotonics

Biomedical Photonics Handbook, Second Edition: Therapeutics and Advanced Biophotonics

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Tuan Vo-Dinh

July 29, 2014

Shaped by Quantum Theory, Technology, and the Genomics Revolution The integration of photonics, electronics, biomaterials, and nanotechnology holds great promise for the future of medicine. This topic has recently experienced an explosive growth due to the noninvasive or minimally invasive nature a...

RNA Nanotechnology and Therapeutics

RNA Nanotechnology and Therapeutics

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Peixuan Guo, Farzin Haque

July 9, 2013

Interest in RNA nanotechnology has increased in recent years as recognition of its potential for applications in nanomedicine has grown. Edited by the world's foremost experts in nanomedicine, this comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference details the latest research developments and challenges in t...

EEG/ERP Analysis: Methods and Applications

EEG/ERP Analysis: Methods and Applications

Kamel Nidal, Aamir Saeed Malik

October 23, 2014

Changes in the neurological functions of the human brain are often a precursor to numerous degenerative diseases. Advanced EEG systems and other monitoring systems used in preventive diagnostic procedures incorporate innovative features for brain monitoring functions such as real-time automated...

Melatonin: Therapeutic Value and Neuroprotection

Melatonin: Therapeutic Value and Neuroprotection

Venkatramanujan Srinivasan, Gabriella Gobbi, Samuel D. Shillcutt, Sibel Suzen

October 15, 2014

There is growing interest in the field of melatonin research regarding its neurobiological mechanisms as well as its repercussions in clinical practice. Melatonin: Therapeutic Value and Neuroprotection explores melatonin’s neuroprotective effects and discusses the therapeutic potential of melatonin...

Psychodynamic Neurology: Dreams, Consciousness, and Virtual Reality

Psychodynamic Neurology: Dreams, Consciousness, and Virtual Reality

Allan Hobson

October 15, 2014

Psychodynamic Neurology: Dreams, Consciousness, and Virtual Realty presents a novel way of thinking about the value of dreaming, based in solid comprehension of scientific research on sleep and dreams, but with deep understanding of psychoanalytic and other interpretations of dreams. This book:...

Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense: Practical Considerations, Neuroethical Concerns

Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense: Practical Considerations, Neuroethical Concerns

James Giordano

September 25, 2014

Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense: Practical Considerations, Neuroethical Concerns is the second volume in the Advances in Neurotechnology series. It specifically addresses the neuroethical, legal, and social issues arising from the use of neurotechnology in national security and...

Rational Basis for Clinical Translation in Stroke Therapy

Rational Basis for Clinical Translation in Stroke Therapy

Giuseppe Micieli, Diana Amantea

August 27, 2014

Stroke remains one of the major causes of death and long-term disability worldwide. Currently, the only approved therapy for the acute treatment of this disease is thrombolysis, a strategy that can only be applied to a small percentage of patients due to its narrow therapeutic window. Unfortunately...

Neuroanatomical Basis of Clinical Neurology, Second Edition

Neuroanatomical Basis of Clinical Neurology, Second Edition

Orhan E. Arslan

August 07, 2014

Bridging the gap between the peripheral and central nervous systems, the second edition of Neuroanatomical Basis of Clinical Neurology enriches understanding of neurological conditions through a conceptual approach to neuronal circuitry. The book retains the basic outline of contents from the first...

The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 16

The Collected Letters of Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek - Volume 16

Lodewijk C. Palm

April 23, 2014

In volume XVI of The Collected Letters of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, 25 letters of Van Leeuwenhoek have been included, all of them written from July 1707 to June 1712. The letters were written to six distinct addressees. The larger part was addressed to the Royal Society in London in general (sixteen...

Methods in Brain Connectivity Inference through Multivariate Time Series Analysis

Methods in Brain Connectivity Inference through Multivariate Time Series Analysis

Koichi Sameshima, Luiz Antonio Baccala

March 21, 2014

Interest in brain connectivity inference has become ubiquitous and is now increasingly adopted in experimental investigations of clinical, behavioral, and experimental neurosciences. Methods in Brain Connectivity Inference through Multivariate Time Series Analysis gathers the contributions of...

Handbook of H+-ATPases

Handbook of H+-ATPases

Suguru Nakamura

March 19, 2014

This handbook on vacuolar and plasma membrane H+-ATPases is the first to focus on an essential link between vacuolar H+-ATPase and the glycolysis metabolic pathway to understand the mechanism of diabetes and the metabolism of cancer cells. It presents recent findings on the structure and function...

Itch: Mechanisms and Treatment

Itch: Mechanisms and Treatment

E. Carstens, Tasuku Akiyama

February 25, 2014

Advances in itch research have elucidated differences between itch and pain but have also blurred the distinction between them. There is a long debate about how somatic sensations including touch, pain, itch, and temperature sensitivity are encoded by the nervous system. Research suggests that each...

Neurobiology of Chemical Communication

Neurobiology of Chemical Communication

Carla Mucignat-Caretta

February 14, 2014

Intraspecific communication involves the activation of chemoreceptors and subsequent activation of different central areas that coordinate the responses of the entire organism—ranging from behavioral modification to modulation of hormones release. Animals emit intraspecific chemical signals, often...

Carotenoids and Retinal Disease

Carotenoids and Retinal Disease

John T. Landrum, John Nolan

October 18, 2013

The macular carotenoids play key roles in eye health and retinal disease. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of acquired blindness in much of the world, is associated with low levels of macular pigment. Macular pigment is also essential for enhancing visual performance by...