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Cellular Therapy for Neurological Injury

Charles S. Cox, Jr.
February 24, 2016

Cellular Therapy for Neurological Injury discusses the current status of cellular therapy for neurological disorders. The primary areas of focus include traumatic brain injury, stroke (ischemic and hemorrhagic), and spinal cord injury. The book explores cell therapy approaches to these and other...

Mapping of Nervous System Diseases via MicroRNAs

Christian Barbato, Francesca Ruberti
January 27, 2016

In recent years, understanding of microRNA (miRNA) biogenesis, the molecular mechanisms by which miRNAs regulate gene expression, and the functional roles of miRNAs has expanded. Mapping of Nervous System Diseases via MicroRNAs provides an up-to-date review on the function of miRNA in neurological...

The Laboratory Bird

Douglas K Taylor, Vanessa K Lee, Karen R Strait
December 18, 2015

Laboratory animals, including birds, play an important role in biomedical research. The humane care and management of these animals is an ongoing concern. A new addition to the acclaimed Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference series, The Laboratory Bird is the first publication dedicated to the care...

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Advances and Perspectives of Neuronanomedicine

Lina Machtoub, Yu Kasugai
December 14, 2015

Recently, the implication of biocompatible nanotechnologies has set the stage for an evolutionary leap in diagnostic imaging and therapy. In this scope, the book presents a comprehensive overview of the possible causes, diagnostic criteria, and treatment assessments of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis...

The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease, Volume Two: Pathophysiology and Pathology

Katerina Dorovini-Zis
October 21, 2015

Located at the interface between blood and the brain, the blood-brain barrier is a dynamic permeability barrier formed by a continuous layer of specialized endothelial cells endowed with important permeability, transport, and regulatory functions that both protect the internal milieu of the brain...

Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury

Daniel Laskowitz, Gerald Grant
October 09, 2015

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains a significant source of death and permanent disability, contributing to nearly one-third of all injury related deaths in the United States and exacting a profound personal and economic toll. Despite the increased resources that have recently been brought to bear...

Principles of Neurobiology

Liqun Luo
July 08, 2015

Principles of Neurobiology presents the major concepts of neuroscience with an emphasis on how we know what we know. The text is organized around a series of key experiments to illustrate how scientific progress is made and helps upper-level undergraduate and graduate students discover the relevant...

Restoring the Brain: Neurofeedback as an Integrative Approach to Health

Hanno W. Kirk
July 07, 2015

Restoring the Brain: Neurofeedback as an Integrative Approach describes the history and process by which neurofeedback has become an effective tool for treating many mental and behavioral health conditions. It explains how new brain research and improvements in imaging technology allow for a new...

The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease, Volume One: Morphology, Biology and Immune Function

Katerina Dorovini-Zis
June 23, 2015

Located at the interface between blood and the brain, the blood-brain barrier is a dynamic permeability barrier formed by a continuous layer of specialized endothelial cells endowed with important permeability, transport, and regulatory functions that both protect the internal milieu of the brain...

Pathology of the Developing Mouse: A Systematic Approach

Brad Bolon
April 24, 2015

Pathology of the Developing Mouse provides, in so far as feasible, one complete reference on the design, analysis, and interpretation of abnormal findings that may be detected in developing mice before and shortly after birth. In particular, this book is designed specifically to be not only a...

Greenfield's Neuropathology, Ninth Edition - Two Volume Set

Seth Love, Arie Perry, James Ironside, Herbert Budka
April 10, 2015

Greenfield's Neuropathology, the world’s leading neuropathology reference, provides a comprehensive account of the pathological findings in neurological disease, their biological basis, and their clinical manifestations. The book’s detailed advice on pathological assessment and interpretation is...

Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects

Firas H. Kobeissy
February 25, 2015

Every year, an estimated 1.7 million Americans sustain brain injury. Long-term disabilities impact nearly half of moderate brain injury survivors and nearly 50,000 of these cases result in death. Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects provides a comprehensive...

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