Mammalian Brain Development by Damir JanigroMammalian Brain Development by Damir Janigro

Mammalian Brain Development

EditorDamir Janigro

Paperback | February 25, 2012

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This book fills a gap in developmental books dealing with the normal prenatal mammalian brain. Most books that approach this topic work with non-human, non-vertebrate models. Mammalian Brain Development focuses on both the pre-natal and the peri-natal events that lead to brain damage as seen in the prospective of medical and research professionals, as well as examining the traditional "nature versus nurture" argument in the spectrum of brain development. The major topics addressed, in detail, in the book are sexual dimorphism, epigenetic action of gonadal hormones, environmental "programming" effects, autism, developmental learning disorders, seizures, and the etiopathogenesis of epileptic syndromes in young humans. The book also covers the general aspects of postnatal and pediatric neurological disorders in a unique and novel way by offering definitions of heredity, inheritance, genetic-epigenetic, genomic, molecular, developmental, and innate aspects of the mammalian brain in regards to its development.
Title:Mammalian Brain DevelopmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:241 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 inPublished:February 25, 2012Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617796484

ISBN - 13:9781617796487

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Table of Contents:Sexual differentiation of the brain: genetic, hormonal, and trophic factorsHugo F. Carrer; María J. CambiassoLife at the interface between a dynamic environment and a fixed genome: Epigenetic programming of stress responses by maternal behaviorIan Weaver, PhDEffects of early life seizures and anti-epileptic drug treatment on brain development in human modelsAmy Brooks-Kayal, MD; Eric Marsh, MD, PhDPrenatal development of the human blood-brain barrierLuca Cucullo, PhDSeizure propensity and brain development: a lesson from animal modelsAnnamaria Vezzani, PhD; Jana Veliskova, PhD; Astrid Nehlig, PhDSeizures and antiepileptic drugs: does exposure alter normal brain development in animals models?Solomon Moshe, MD; Libor Velisek, MD, PhD; Aristea Galanopoulou, MD, PhDOverview of neural mechanisms of developmental disordersAyush Batra; Dr. Kathleen Franco; Erin CarltonDrug permeation across the fetal maternal barriersChaitali Ghosh; Nicola Marchi, PhDIn vivo imaging of brain development: Technologies, models, applications, and impact on understanding the etiology of mental retardationVicko Gluncic, MDCongenital, non-inheritable chromosomal abnormalities responsible for neurological disordersPatrizia D'Adamo and Riccardo Bianchi, PhD