Cell Death and Diseases of the Nervous System
ISBN/ASIN: 9781461272137,9781461216025,0896034135 | 1999 | English | pdf | 683/685 pages | 19.3 Mb
Publisher: Humana Press | Author: Peter G. H. Clarke (auth.), Vassilis E. Koliatsos MD, Rajiv R. Ratan MD, PhD (eds.) | Edition: 1
Written by pioneers in the field, Cell Death and Diseases of the Nervous System captures all the important classic and new research on neuronal injury and cell death and the application of these results to the treatment of a wide range of neurological and neuropsychiatric illness. The outcome is a unique integration of cellular and molecular insights, clinical knowledge, and therapeutic experience. As the chapters move back and forth from the basic to the clinical level, exciting possibilities emerge for finding therapeutic approaches to neurological illness based on a new understanding of fundamental processes. Extensive cross-referencing allows easy navigation between chapters and different points of view.
Cell Death and Diseases of the Nervous System provides a concise summary of current neurological knowledge from the perspective of the basic disease mechanisms involved in neuronal injury and death. In an era of increasing specialization, this book offers an authoritative integration and unique cross-fertilization for all those seeking to better understand and treat neurological illness.