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Tumors and Cancers: Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems

Dongyou Liu
August 16, 2017

Tumors and cancers are insidious diseases characterized by an abnormal growth of cells that extend beyond their usual boundaries and disrupt the normal functions of affected organs. Forming the first of the four volumes devoted to tumors and cancers, this volume focuses on the central and...

Fundamentals of Laboratory Animal Science

Enqi Liu, Jianglin Fan
August 02, 2017

Laboratory animals are becoming increasingly important for biomedical research. It is said that approximately 70% of biomedical research is associated with the use of experimental animals. Laboratory animal research not only expands our knowledge of science, but also greatly improves human and...

The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate

Jeffery D. Fortman
July 27, 2017

Drawing on over 50 years of combined experience, The Laboratory Nonhuman Primate provides a quick reference source for technicians working with non-human primates in biomedical research. It details basic information and frequently used procedures such as duties of animal husbandry, facility...

Neuroprosthetics: Principles and Applications

Justin C. Sanchez
July 26, 2017

Master the tools of design thinking using Neuroprosthetics: Principles and Applications. Developed from successfully tested material used in an undergraduate and graduate level course taught to biomedical engineering and neuroscience students, this book focuses on the use of direct neural sensing...

Cannabis Physiopathology Epidemiology Detection

Gabriel G. Nahas
July 13, 2017

Cannabis Physiopathology and Detection features an outstanding collection of contributions from leading researchers around the world. Papers were presented at the Second International Colloquium on Illicit Drugs, held at the French National Academy of Medicine in April 1992. The book reviews the...

Drug Repositioning: Approaches and Applications for Neurotherapeutics

Joel Dudley, Laura Berliocchi
June 30, 2017

Nervous system diseases represent a major health concern worldwide. Although important financial and professional investment, their etiology and pathophysiology still remain mostly elusive. Moreover, the clinical need of disease-modifying therapies is still unmet. In the last decades, traditional R...

Automated EEG-Based Diagnosis of Neurological Disorders: Inventing the Future of Neurology

Hojjat Adeli, Samanwoy Ghosh-Dastidar
June 14, 2017

Based on the authors’ groundbreaking research, Automated EEG-Based Diagnosis of Neurological Disorders: Inventing the Future of Neurology presents a research ideology, a novel multi-paradigm methodology, and advanced computational models for the automated EEG-based diagnosis of neurological...

The Female Brain

Cynthia L. Darlington
June 14, 2017

The first edition of The Female Brain laid the groundwork for gaining a better understanding of the female brain, examining the evidence for structural and functional differences between the brains of males and females. Addressing a wealth of new research, the second edition continues in this vein,...

Neurophotonics and Brain Mapping

Yu Chen, Babak Kateb
June 01, 2017

Understanding how the brain works and developing effective therapeutics are important in advancing neuroscience and improving clinical patient care. This book covers state-of-the-art research and development in optical technologies and applications for brain mapping and therapeutics. It provides a...

Neuromorphic Photonics

Paul R. Prucnal, Bhavin J. Shastri
May 30, 2017

As society’s appetite for information continues to grow, so does our need to process this information with increasing speed and versatility. Conventional one-size-fits-all solutions offered by digital electronics can no longer satisfy this need, as Moore’s law, interconnection density, and the von...

Handbook of Primate Behavioral Management

Steven J. Schapiro
May 10, 2017

The Handbook of Primate Behavioral Management (HPBM) fills a void in the scientific literature, providing those who work with nonhuman primates (NHPs) with a centralized reference for many issues related to the care and behavioral management of captive nonhuman primates. While there are numerous...

EEG/ERP Analysis: Methods and Applications

Kamel Nidal, Aamir Saeed Malik
April 27, 2017

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...