Estrogen Effects on Traumatic Brain Injury: Mechanisms of Neuroprotection and Repair

Kobo ebook | December 29, 2014

byKelli A Duncan

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This book demystifies, deconstructs, and simultaneously humanizes the field of estrogen-mediated neuroprotection following TBI, making the subject approachable to both researchers and advanced students. Bringing together leading researchers and practitioners to explain the basis for their work, methods, and their results, chapters explore what is known about the role of estrogens following damage to the brain. With topics covering induction of estrogen response, consequences of estrogen action, and mechanisms underlying estrogen mediated neuroprotection, Estrogen Effects on Traumatic Brain Injury is of great importance to teachers, researchers, and clinicians interested in the role that estrogens play following traumatic brain injury.



  • Written to provide a foundational view of estrogens as neuroprotectors in TBI, appropriate for both researchers and advanced students
  • Data Analysis boxes in each chapter help with data interpretation and offer guidelines on how best to understand results.
  • A multidisciplinary approach to the methods, issues, empirical findings in the field of estrogen mediated neuroprotection.
  • Detailed focus on how studies relate and build upon each other and the ways different methods of analysis inform each other.
  • Written to provide clinicians with new and developing treatment options for patients in their field.

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This book demystifies, deconstructs, and simultaneously humanizes the field of estrogen-mediated neuroprotection following TBI, making the subject approachable to both researchers and advanced students. Bringing together leading researchers and practitioners to explain the basis for their work, methods, and their results, chapters expl...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 29, 2014Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128017074

ISBN - 13:9780128017074

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