CNS Regeneration

CNS Regeneration : Basic Science and Clinical Advances

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CNS Regeneration focuses on some of the leading current neurological disease models and methods for promoting central nervous system regeneration. Editors and authors are experts in the field, with experience in basic as well as applied neuroscience. In a comprehensive, logical manner, the book unites important basic science advances in neuroscience with novel medical strategies.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 678 pages
  • 158 x 236.2 x 35.3mm | 1,194.35g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0127050701
  • 9780127050706

Table of contents

K. Tuszynski, Introduction.
CNS Responses to Injury:
M. Sofroniew, Neuronal Responses to Injury.
R. Grill and M. Tuszynski, Axonal Responses to Injury.
J. Silver, Glial Responses to Injury.
J. Zivin, Excitotoxins and Free Radicals.
Promoting CNS Recovery:
R. Lindsay, Neurotrophic Factors.
J. Kordower and M. Tuszynski, Fetal Cell Grafts: General Principles.
F. Gage, Primary CNS Progenitor Cells.
E. Snyder, Immortalized Neural Progenitor Cells.
X. Breakfield, Genetic Engineering.
Promoting Recovery in Neurological Disease:
J. Kordower, Introduction to Parkinson's Disease.
P. Brunding, Fetal Grafts in Parkinson's Disease: Rat Models.
J. Sladek, Fetal Grafts in Parkinson's Disease: Primate Models.
O. Isaacson, Xenografts for Parkinson's Disease.
J. Kordower and R. Bakay, Fetal Grafts in Parkinson's Disease: Human Studies.
B. Hoffer, GDNF for Parkinson's Disease.
K. Bankiewicz, Genetic Engineering for Parkinson's Disease.
M. Peschanski, Huntington's Disease: Fetal Grafting O. Isaacson and J. Kordower, Huntington's Disease: Neurotrophic Factors.
M. Tuszynski, Introduction to Alzheimer's Disease.
M. Tuszynski, J. Kordower, E. Mufson, and F. Gage,Neurotrophic Factors, Gene Therapy and Alzheimer's Disease.
C. Cotman, bFGF for Alzheimer's Disease.
J. Kordower and T. Collier, Fetal Grafts for Alzheimer's Disease: Animal Models.
P. Aebischer, ALS: Neurotrophic Factors and Encapsulated Cells.
M. Tuszynski, R. Grill, and A. Blesch, Gene Therapy and Spinal Cord Injury.
M. Bunge, Schwann Cells and Synthetic Matrices for Spinal Cord Repair.
K. Shannon, Designing Clinical Trials. Subject Index.
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"This is a well compiled and thoroughly edited and written text by the leaders in the field of neural regeneration...an excellent overview. Reasonably priced, this is a valuable addition to a neuroscientist's bookshelf."
-Doody's Publishing Services, 4 Star Review
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