Cns Regeneration: Basic Science And Clinical Advances

Other | October 1, 1998

byTuszynski, Mark H., Mark H. Tuszynski

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CNS Regenerationfocuses 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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* The first comprehensive, authoritative volume on the topic of CNS regeneration
* Reviews current therapeutic approaches
* Editors and authors are experts in the field
* Appeals to those interested in basic science as well as those concerned with its medical application

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CNS Regenerationfocuses 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...

Format:OtherDimensions:678 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080529216

ISBN - 13:9780080529219

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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 GraftingO. 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.