Environmental Factors In Neurodegenerative Diseases by AschnerEnvironmental Factors In Neurodegenerative Diseases by Aschner

Environmental Factors In Neurodegenerative Diseases


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Environmental Factors in Neurodegenerative Diseases, Volume Oneaddresses contemporary advances in neurotoxicology, with thematic volumes providing authoritative review articles on key issues in the field. Updates in this new volume include chapters on Air pollution and neurodegenerative diseases, Mercury and Parkinson's disease, Pesticides and PD: current evidence, Aluminum and neurodegeneration, Microglia and neurodegeneration, Dietary factors, Mitochondria in neurodegeneration, and Manganese and neurodegeneration. Edited by leading experts, volumes are designed as in-depth overviews of the latest topic developments that analyze the effect of varied chemical agents on the nervous system. It is an essential resource for researchers and graduate students alike.

  • Includes, in one single publication, a selection of comprehensive reviews devoted to neurotoxicology
  • Edited by high-profile, leading academics in the field, ensuring a quality publication for subscribers
  • Aims to widen the scope for participation by international contributors, researchers and editorial board members outside North America
  • Serves a broad audience of university faculty, researchers and students, as well as the industry, drug development companies and the government
Dr. Aschner serves as the Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Molecular Pharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He served on numerous toxicology panels (Institute of Medicine, US Environmental Protection Agency, Center for Disease Control), and is a member of the Neurotoxicology and Alcohol study section (NIH). Research in ou...
Title:Environmental Factors In Neurodegenerative DiseasesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:290 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 22, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Neurodegenerative Diseases: Epidemiological and Experimental Evidence, and Potential Underlying Mechanisms

Lucio G. Costa

2. The Catecholaminergic Neurotransmitter System in Methylmercury-Induced Neurotoxicity

Marcelo Farina, Michael Aschner and João B.T. da Rocha

3. Pesticides and Parkinson's Disease: Current Experimental and Epidemiological Evidence

Samuel M. Goldman, Ruth E. Musgrove, Sarah A. Jewell and Donato A. Di Monte

4. Metals and Circadian Rhythms

Nancy L. Parmalee and Michael Aschner

5. Aluminum and Neurodegenerative Diseases

Stephen C. Bondy and Arezoo Campbell

6. Manganese Neurodegeneration

David C. Dorman

7. Roles of Microglia in Inflammation-Mediated Neurodegeneration: Models, Mechanisms, and Therapeutic Interventions for Parkinson's Disease

Hui-Ming Gao, Dezhen Tu, Yun Gao, Qiyao Liu, Ru Yang, Yue Liu, Tian Guan and Jau-Shyong Hong

8. Mitochondrial Dynamics in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Jennifer Pinnell and Kim Tieu

9. Food Plant Chemicals Linked With Neurological and Neurodegenerative Disease

Peter S. Spencer and Valerie S. Palmer