Chagas Disease: Volume 75
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Chagas Disease: Volume 75 : Part A

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This thematic volume provides authoritative, up-to-date reviews addressing recent advances as well as an overview for the research and clinical communities on the endemic infection of Chagas disease. Lead researchers discuss epidemiology and control measures as well as various diagnosis techniques, treatments, and therapies currently being used. The text includes a history of Chagas disease and an outlook for the next century.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 390 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 24mm | 762.03g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123858631
  • 9780123858634

Table of contents

1

Epidemiology,Control Measures & Population Biology

louis Kirchhoff

2

Acute and Congenital Chagas Diseases

Caryn Bern

5

Cell Based Therapy in Chagas Disease

Campos de Carvalho

6

Therapy Targeting Trypanosoma cruzi sterol 14 alpha-demethylase

Galina Lepsheva, Fernando Villata & Micheal Waterman

7

Experimental Chemotherapy

Federick bruckner

8

Vaccines for Chagas Diseases

Nisha Garg

9

Population Genetics of Chagas Disease

Blangero

10

Triatomine Biology

Steve Klotz

13

Animal Models and Imaging

Herbert Tanowitz & Linda Jelicks

14

The Genome and its Implications

Santuza Teixeira

15

Genetic Techniques in Trypanosoma cruzi

John Kelly, Martin Taylor & Huan Huang

16

Nuclear Structure

Sergio Scehnkman

17

Stage Differentiation

Samuel Goldenberg

18

Acidocalcisome

Roberto Delcampo

19

Signaling Pathways in Trypanosoma cruzi

Huan Huang

20

Ecosanoids in Trypanosoma cruzi infection

Anthony Ashton, Fabiana Machado & herbert tanowitz

22

Effects of Trypanosoma cruzi on its Host Cells and Invasion

Babara Burleigh

23

Gap Junctions and Trypanosoma cruzi

David Spray

24

Vasculopathy of Trypanosoma cruzi infection

Herbert Tanowitz

21

Bradykinin& Endothelin and Vasculopathy

Scharfstein & marcus Rossi

25

Autoimmunity

Edecio Cunha-Neto

26

Oxidative stress and Chagas disease

Nisha Garg

27

Inflammation in Chagas disease

Mauro Teixeira

28

Parasite Derived Neurotrophic Factors

Mercio Pereira-Perrin

29

Adipose tissue, Diabetes and Chagas Disease

Herbert Tanowitz, FNU Nagayothi & Phillip Scherer

30

Epilogue:The Next 100 Years

Herbert Tanowitz, Louis Weiss & Louis Kirchhoff
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Review quote

"One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing."
-PARASITOLOGY
"The policy of the editors of Advances in Parasitology to include reviews from any aspect of parasitology and the high standard of individual papers have resulted in this series of volumes becoming an indispensable source for students, teachers, and research workers."
-ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY
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About Dr. Herbert B. Tanowitz

Louis M. Weiss M.D., M.P.H is Professor of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases) and Professor of Pathology (Division of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine) of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. Dr. Weiss received his M.D. and M.P.H degrees from the Johns Hopkins University in 1982. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Following this fellowship, he joined the faculty at Einstein where he is currently a Professor of Pathology and Medicine. His laboratory group has an active research program on parasitic diseases with a research focus on Toxoplasma gondii, the Microsporidia and Trypanosoma cruzi. Dr. Weiss is the author of over 200 publications and the editor of 3 books on parasitology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, Infectious Disease Society of America and the American Academy of Microbiology. Dr. Weiss is the Co-Director of the Einstein Global Health Center.
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