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  • The aim of this new edition is to present information about neurological disorders in a structured and succinct way, following a "trickle down" principle: beginning with overviews and then moving on to specific disease categories. The latter address clinical features (i.e., information accessed by history-taking and physical examination), investigations, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Cross-references to the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) database have been given where relevant. --Preface excerpt.
  • A Brief Introduction to the History of the β-Amyloid Protein (Aβ) of Alzheimer's Disease / David Small and Colin Barrow -- The Aβcentric Pathway of Alzheimer's Disease / Victor Villemagne, Roberto Cappai, Kevin Barnham, Robert Cherny, Carlos Opazo, Kathy Novakovic, Christopher Rowe and Colin Masters -- The Function of the Amyloid Precursor Protein Family / Roberto Cappai, B. Elise Needham and Giuseppe Ciccotosto -- The Involvement of Aβ in the Neuroinflammatory Response / Piet Eikelenboom, Willem van Gool, Annemieke Rozemuller, Wiep Scheper, Rob Veerhuis and Jeroen Hoozemans -- Amyloid β-Peptide(1-42), Oxidative Stress, and Alzheimer's Disease / D. Butterfield -- Amyloid Toxicity, Synaptic Dysfunction, and the Biochemistry of Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's Disease / Judy Ng, Marie-Isabel Aguilar and David Small -- Aβ Variants and Their Impact on Amyloid Formation and Alzheimer's Disease Progression / Laszlo Otvos -- Copper Coordination by β-Amyloid and the Neuropathology of Alzheimer's Disease / Cyril Curtain and Kevin Barnham -- Cholesterol and Alzheimer's Disease / Joanna Cordy and Benjamin Wolozin -- Amyloid β-Peptide and Central Cholinergic Neurons: Involvement in Normal Brain Function and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology / Satyabrata Karn, Z. Wei, David MacTavish, Doreen Kabogo, Mee-Sook Song and Jack Jhamandas -- Physiologic and Neurotoxic Properties of Aβ Peptides / Gillian Gregory, Claire Shepherd and Glenda Halliday -- Impact of β-Amyloid on the Tau Pathology in Tau Transgenic Mouse and Tissue Culture Models / Jürgen Götz, Della David and Lars Ittner -- Glial Cells and Aβ Peptides in Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis / Gilbert Siu, Peter Clifford, Mary Kosciuk, Venkat Venkataraman and Robert Nagele -- The Role of Presenilins in Aβ-Induced Cell Death in Alzheimer's Disease / Maria Ankarcrona -- Immunotherapeutic Approaches to Alzheimer's Disease / Josef Karkos -- Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease / Dwight German.
  • Acute neuronal injury 2010, Springer
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  • Ch. 1. Approach to the patient with neurologic disease -- Ch. 2. Imaging, electrophysiologic, and laboratory techniques for neurologic diagnosis -- Ch. 3. Motor paralysis -- Ch. 5. Ataxia and disorders of cerebellar function -- Ch. 6. Tremor, myoclonus, focal dystonias, and tics -- Ch. 7. Disorders of stance and gait -- Ch. 10. Headache and other craniofacial pains -- Ch. 11. Pain i n the back, neck, and extreities -- Ch. 12. Disorders of smell and taste -- Ch. 13. Disturbances of vision -- Ch. 14. Disorders of ocular movement and pupillary function -- Ch. 15. Deafness, dizziness, and disorders of equilibrium -- Ch. 16. Epilepsy and other seizure disorders -- Ch. 17. Coma and related disorders of consciousness -- Ch. 18. Faintness and syncope -- Ch. 19. Sleep and its abnormalities -- Ch. 20. Delirium and other acute confusional states.
  • Addiction neuroethics. 1st ed. 2012, ScienceDirect
    What is addiction neuroethics and why does it matter? -- Brain Imaging in Addiction -- Molecular Neuroscience and Genetics -- Treating Opioid Dependence with Opioids: Exploring the Ethics -- Addiction Neuroscience and Tobacco Control -- Emerging Neurobiological Treatments of Addiction: Ethical and Public Policy Considerations -- Technical, Ethical and Social Issues in the Bioprediction of Addiction Liability and Treatment Response -- Autonomy, Responsibility and the Oscillation of Preference -- Consent and Coercion in Addiction Treatment -- Toward a Lay Descriptive Account of Identity in Addiction Neuroethics -- The Impact of Changes in Neuroscience and Research Ethics on the Intellectual History of Addiction Research -- The Diction of Addiction at the Intersection of Law and Neuroscience -- Social Epistemology: Communicating Neuroscience -- Population Approaches to Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs: Effectiveness, Ethics and Interplay with Addiction Neuroscience -- Legal Regulation of Addictive Substances and Addiction -- Investment and Vested Interests in Neuroscience Research of Addiction: Ethical Research Requires More than Informed Consent -- Private and Public Approaches to Addiction Treatment: Evidence and Beliefs.
  • Adenosine 2013, Springer
    Adenosine and Metabolism--A Brief Historical Note / Bertil B. Fredholm -- Adenosine Metabolism, Adenosine Kinase, and Evolution / Jaoek Park and Radhey S. Gupta -- Adenosine and Energy Metabolism--Relationship to Brain Bioenergetics / Xuesong Chen, Liang Hui and Jonathan D. Geiger -- Adenosine and Autocrine Metabolic Regulation of Neuronal Activity / Masahito Kawamura Jr. and David N. Ruskin -- Physiologic and Metabolic Regulation of Adenosine: Mechanisms / Chris G. Dulla and Susan A. Masino -- The Double-Edged Sword: Gaining Adenosine at the Expense of ATP. How to Balance the Books / Stephanie zur Nedden, Alexander S. Doney and Bruno G. Frenguelli -- Downstream Pathways of Adenosine / Ana M. Sebastião, Sofia Cristóvão-Ferreira and Joaquim A. Ribeiro -- Astrocytic ATP Release / Dustin J. Hines and Philip G. Haydon -- Role of Striatal A2A Receptor Subpopulations in Neurological Disorders / Sergi Ferré, César Quiroz, Marco Orrú, Xavier Guitart and Seema Gulyani, et al. -- Sleep and Adenosine: Human Studies / Tarja Porkka-Heiskanen -- Adenosine and Other Purinergic Products in Circadian Timing / Christine Muheim and Steven A. Brown -- Adenosine in the Immune System / György Hask, Balázs Koscsó́ and Balázs Csóka -- The Bioenergetic Network of Adenosine in Hibernation, Sleep, and Thermoregulation / Kelly L. Drew and Tulasi R. Jinka -- Adenosine and Stroke / Felicita Pedata, Anna Maria Pugliese, Francesca Corti and Alessia Melani -- The Many Roles of Adenosine in Traumatic Brain Injury / Patrick M. Kochanek, Jonathan D. Verrier, Amy K. Wagner and Edwin K. Jackson -- Therapeutic Perspectives of Adenosine Receptor Compounds in Functional Restitution After Spinal Cord Injury / Kwaku D. Nantwi -- Adenosine and Pain / Jana Sawynok -- Symptomatic and Neuroprotective Effects of A2A Receptor Antagonists in Parkinson's Disease / Annalisa Pinna, Nicola Simola, Lucia Frau and Micaela Morelli -- Adenosine Receptors and Alzheimer's Disease / David Blum, Ursula Sandau, Cyril Laurent, Vânia Batalha and Antoine Leboucher, et al. -- Adenosine Receptors in Huntington's Disease / David Blum, Alberto Martire, Sylvie Burnouf, Bernard Sablonnière and Pierre Krystkowiak, et al. -- Adenosine and Multiple Sclerosis / Maria Victoria Sánchez-Gómez, Estibaliz González-Fernández, Rogelio O. Arellano and Carlos Matute -- Adenosinergic Perspectives on Schizophrenia: Opportunity for an Integrative Synthesis / Benjamin K. Yee, Philipp Singer and Detlev Boison -- The Role of Adenosine in the Ventral Striatal Circuits Regulating Behavioral Activation and Effort-Related Decision Making: Importance for Normal and Pathological Aspects of Motivation / John D. Salamone, Merce Correa, Patrick A. Randall, Eric J. Nunes and Marta Pardo, et al. -- Adenosine and Autism: Physiological Symptoms and Metabolic Opportunities / Julia Svedova, Inge-Marie Eigsti and Susan A. Masino -- Stress, Brain Adenosine Signaling, and Fatigue-Related Behavioral Processes / Traci N. Plumb, Sarah R. Sterlace, Kelly A. Cavanaugh and Thomas R. Minor -- Disruption of Adenosine Homeostasis in Epilepsy and Therapeutic Adenosine Augmentation / Detlev Boison -- Ketogenic Diet and Epilepsy: The Role of Adenosine / Jong M. Rho, Beth Zupec-Kania and Susan A. Masino -- Silk: A Biocompatible and Biodegradable Biopolymer for Therapeutic Adenosine Delivery / Eleanor M. Pritchard, Detlev Boison and David L. Kaplan -- Anatomical Distribution of Nucleoside System in the Human Brain and Implications for Therapy / Zsolt Kovács and Arpád Dobolyi.
  • Adrenergic receptors 2006, Springer
  • 1. Introduction -- 2. Diagnostic assessment -- 3. Diagnostic instruments -- 4. Treatment -- 5. Treatment: coaching adults with ADHD -- 6. Setup and organization of a specialist department.
  • The subject matter of the ADPD conferences is unique in that it deals not only with issues related individually to Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, but also with the integration of these and other related diseases. The most up-to-date techniques and research findings are illustrated in this volume.
  • "Preface This book brings together a wide-ranging set of contributed articles that address emerging practices and future trends in cognitive engineering and neuroergonomics. Both aim to harmoniously integrate human operator and computational system, the former through a tighter cognitive fit and the latter a more effective neural fit with the system. The chapters in this book uncover novel discoveries and communicate new understanding and the most recent advances in the areas of workload and stress, activity theory, human error and risk, and neuroergonomic measures, as well as associated applications.--Provided by publisher.
  • Within our knowledge, the series of the International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics (ICCN) is the only conference series dedicating to cognitive neurodynamics. This volume is the proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics held in 2009, which reviews the progress in this field since the 1st ICCN -2007. The topics include: Neural coding and realistic neural network dynamics, Neural population dynamics, Firing Oscillations and Patterns in Neuronal Networks, Brain imaging, EEG, MEG, Sensory and Motor Dynamics, Global cognitive function, Multi-scalar Neurodyn
  • This book contains the Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics held in Japan, June 9-13, 2011. It reviews the progress in this field since the first ICCN in 2007. The participants were treated to an exciting and stimulating conference that left everyone with an enthusiastic vision for the future. The discussed topics in this book include: Neural coding and realistic neural network dynamics, Neural population dynamics, Firing Oscillations and Patterns in Neuronal Networks, Brain imaging, EEG, MEG, Sensory and Motor Dynamics, Global cognitive function, Multi-scalar Neurodynamics - from Physiology to Systems Theory, Neural computing, Emerging Technologies for Brain Computer Interfaces, Neural dynamics of brain disorders.
  • Pt. 1. Methodologies to measure cognition in natural medicine trials -- pt. 2. Vitamins and nutrients -- pt. 3. Essential fatty acids and neurocognition -- pt. 4. Herbal medicines, nutraceuticals and neurocognition.
  • Advances in neuroendocrine tumor management / Kjell Öberg -- Classification of digestive neuroendocrine neoplasm / Guido Rindi & Frediano Inzani -- Molecular profile and diagnosis / Christos Toumpanakis -- Surgical approach / Rossella Bettini & Massimo Falconi -- Somatostatin analogs / Wouter W. de Herder -- Combinational chemotherapy and radiotherapy / Emilio Bajetta, Emilio Bombardieri, Laura Catena, Monica Valente & Nadia Bianco -- Which therapy for which patient? / Kjell Öberg.
  • Physical implementation of the memristor at industrial scale sparked the interest from various disciplines, ranging from physics, nanotechnology, electrical engineering, neuroscience, to intelligent robotics. As any promising new technology, it has raised hopes and questions; it is an extremely challenging task to live up to the high expectations and to devise revolutionary and feasible future applications for memristive devices. The possibility of gathering prominent scientists in the heart of the Silicon Valley given by the 2011 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks held in San Jose, CA, has offered us the unique opportunity of organizing a series of special events on the present status and future perspectives in neuromorphic memristor science. This book presents a selection of the remarkable contributions given by the leaders of the field and it may serve as inspiration and future reference to all researchers that want to explore the extraordinary possibilities given by this revolutionary concept.
  • Advances in animal models of relapse for addiction research / Friedbert Weiss -- Application of chronic extracellular recording method to studies of cocaine self-administration : method and progress / Laura L. Peoples, Alexai V. Kravitz, and Karine Guillem -- Neurochemistry of addiction : monitoring essential neurotransmitters of addiction / Stefan G. Sandberg and Paul A. Garris -- Alcohol craving and relapse prediction : imaging studies / Andreas Heinz ... [et al.] -- Integrating behavioral and molecular approaches in mouse : self-administration studies / Danielle L. Graham and David W. Self -- Neuroeconomics : implications for understanding the neurobiology of addiction / Michael L. Platt ... [et al.].
  • Advances in the pathogenesis and treatment of glioblastoma multiforme / Michael Prados -- Pathogenesis, molecular characteristics and prognostic factors for survival / Keith L. Ligon -- Standard treatment approaches for newly diagnosed glioblastoma / Soon-Tae Lee & Patrick Y. Wen -- Targeted therapeutic strategies for relapsed disease / John F. de Groot & Howard Colman -- Genes, viruses, toxins and vaccines as therapeutic modalities / Tal Shahar, Manish K. Aghi & Zvi Ram -- Drug delivery strategies for glioblastoma / Pin-Yuan Chen, Dali Yin, John Forsayeth & Krystof S. Bankiewicz -- Index.
  • Alexia 2014, Springer
    This book is a comprehensive review of the main acquired disorders of reading: hemianopic, pure and central alexia. The authors review the diagnostic criteria for each of the different types of disorder, and the efficacy of the therapeutic studies that have attempted to remediate them. The different theoretical models of adult reading, which largely rest on how the reading system responds to injury, are also discussed and evaluated. Focal brain injury caused by stroke and brain tumors are discussed in depth as are the effects of dementia on reading. This book starts with a chapter on normal reading, followed by chapters on hemianopic alexia, pure alexia and central alexia, each structured in the same way, with: a description of the condition; a historical review of cases to date; psychophysics; consideration of the causative lesions; evidence from functional imaging studies on patients and, most importantly, a review of the evidence base for treating each condition. Finally, there is a chapter on how patient data has informed how we think about reading.
  • Relations between asthma and psychological distress: an old idea revisited -- Brain and asthma: what are the linkages? -- Stress-related programming of autonomic imbalance: role in allergy and asthma -- Role of parasympathetic nerves and muscarinic receptors in allergy and asthma -- Developmental programming of allergic diseases -- Mind-body interrelationship in DNA methylation -- Neurotrophins in chronic allergic airway inflammation and remodeling -- Pathways underlying afferent signaling of bronchopulmonary immune activation to the central nervous system -- Allergen-induced neuromodulation in the respiratory tract -- Role of microbiome in regulating the HPA axisd and its relevance to allergy -- Autonomic regulation of anti-inflammatory activities from salivary glands -- Mast cell-nerve functional unit: a key component of physiologic and pathophysiologic responses -- Neural and behavioral correlates of food allergy -- Neuroendocrine-immune connection regulates chronic inflammatory disease in allergy -- Itch and the brain.
  • Alzheimer's disease 2007, Springer
  • Alzheimer's disease 2012, Karger
    The global impact of Alzheimer's disease / M.C. Carrillo, W. Thies, L.J. Bain -- The genetics of Alzheimer's disease / M.C. Schu ... [et al.] -- Current conceptual view of Alzheimer's disease / K. Herrup -- Neuropathological basis of Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease diagnosis / J.A. Schneider ... [et al.] -- Diagnostic tools : fluid biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease / H. Zetterberg, H. Hampel, K. Blennow -- MRI-and PET-based imaging markers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease / S. Teipel ... [et al.] -- Changing diagnostic concepts of Alzheimer's disease / G.M. McKhann, M.S. Albert, R.A. Sperling -- Pharmacological treatment of Alzheimer's disease / L.S. Schneider -- Regulatory requirements on clinical trials in Alzheimer's disease / K. Broich ... [et al.] -- Perspectives on Alzheimer's disease : past, present and future / Z.S. Khachaturian.
  • Contemporary Approaches to Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia / Erik D. Roberson -- Preparing Synthetic Aβ in Different Aggregation States / W. Blaine Stine, Lisa Jungbauer, Chunjiang Yu, Mary Jo LaDu -- Isolation of Low-n Amyloid β-Protein Oligomers from Cultured Cells, CSF, and Brain / Ganesh M. Shankar, Alfred T. Welzel, Jessica M. McDonald, Dennis J. Selkoe, Dominic M. Walsh -- Detecting Aβ*56 Oligomers in Brain Tissues / Mathew A. Sherman, Sylvain E. Lesné -- Assessing Aβ Aggregation State by Atomic Force Microscopy / Justin Legleiter -- Measuring APP Carboxy-Terminal Fragments / Luke A. Esposito -- Detection of APP Intracellular Domain in Brain Tissue / Sanjay W. Pimplikar, Anupama Suryanarayana -- Cell-Based Assays for Regulators of Tau Biology / Umesh K. Jinwal, Chad A. Dickey -- Split GFP Complementation Assay for Quantitative Measurement of Tau Aggregation In Situ / Wanjoo Chun, Geoffrey S. Waldo, Gail V. Johnson -- Apolipoprotein E Expression and Purification / Yvonne Newhouse, Karl H. Weisgraber -- Aβ Toxicity in Primary Cultured Neurons / Adriana Ferreira, Roxana C. Sinjoanu, Alexandra Nicholson, Sara Kleinschmidt -- Manipulation of Gene Expression in the Central Nervous System with Lentiviral Vectors / Binggui Sun, Li Gan -- Selecting a Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease / Jeannie Chin -- Monitoring Spatial Learning and Memory in Alzheimer's Disease Mouse Models Using the Morris Water Maze / Kimberly Scearce-Levie -- Step-by-Step In Situ Hybridization Method for Localizing Gene Expression Changes in the Brain / Jorge J. Palop, Erik D. Roberson, Inma Cobos -- Real-Time Visualization of Axonal Transport in Neurons / Yasuko Osakada, Bianxiao Cui -- Quantifying Biomarkers of Cognitive Dysfunction and Neuronal Network Hyperexcitability in Mouse Models of Alzheimer's Disease: Depletion of Calcium-Dependent Proteins and Inhibitory Hippocampal Remodeling / Jorge J. Palop, Lennart Mucke, Erik D. Roberson -- Epigenetic Changes in the Brain: Measuring Global Histone Modifications / Gavin Rumbaugh, Courtney A. Miller.
  • The emergence of electrophysiology as an aid to neurology /Mary A.B. Brazier --Electrophysiologic equipment and electrcial safety /John A. Cadwell and Richard A. Villarreal --Electroencephalography and magnetoencephalography.Electroencephalography: general principles and clinical applications /Michael J. Aminoff --Neonatal and pediatric electroencephalography /Jin S. Hahn --Electroencephalographic artifacts and benign variants /Jeffrey W. Britton --Video-EEG monitoring for epilepsy /John M. Stern and Jerome Engel, Jr. --Invasive clinical neurophysiology in epilepsy and movement disorders /William J. Marks, Jr and Kenneth D. Laxer --Topographic mapping, frequency analysis, and other quantitative techniques in electroencephalography /Marc R. Nuwer and Pedro Coutin-Churchman --Intraoperative electroencephalographic monitoring during carotid endarterectomy and cardiac surgery /Gregory D. Cascino and Frank W. Sharbrough, III --Magnetoencephalography /William W. Sutherling --Electromyography, nerve conduction studies, and related techniques.Clinical electromyography /Michael J. Aminoff --Quantitative electromyography /Mark B. Bromberg --Nerve conduction studies /Jasper R. Daube and Devon I. Rubin --Microneurography and its potential clinical applications /David Burke --Nerve excitability: a clinical translation /Matthew C. Kiernan and Cindy Shin Yi Lin --Neuromuscular ultrasound as a complement to the electrodiagnostic evaluation /Francis O. Walker and Michael S. Cartwright --Electrophysiologic study of disorders of neuuromuscular transmission /Donald B. Sanders --H-reflex and F-response studies /Morris A. Fisher --The blink reflex and other cranial nerve reflexes /Josep Valls-Sole --Electrophysiologic evaluation of movement disorders /Mark Hallett --Evaluation of the autonomic nervous system /Michael J. Aminoff --Evoked potentials and related techniques.Visual evoked potentials, electroretinography, and other diagnostic approaches to the visual system /Ari J. Green --Visual evoked potentials in infants and children /Eileen E. Birch and Vidhya Subramanian --Brainstem auditory evoked potentials: methodology, interpretation, and clinical application /Alan D. Legatt --Brainstem auditory evoked potentials in infants and children /Terence W. Picton, margot J. Taylor, and Andree Durieux-Smith --Somatosensory evoked potentials /Michael J. Aminoff and Andrew Eisen --Somatosensory evoked potentials in infants and children /Michael J. Aminoff --Diagnostic and therapeutic role of magnetic stimulation in neurologuy /Robert Chen and Nicolae Petrescu --Event-related potentials /Douglas S. Goodin --Intraoperative monitoring by evoked potential techniques /Ronald G. Emerson and David C. Adams --Bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction. electrophysiologic evaluation of sacral function /Simon Podnar and David B. Vodusek --Tests of vestibular function. Vestibular laboratory testing /Joseph M. Furman and Floris L. Wuyts --Electrophysiologic evaluation in special situations. Polysomnographic evaluation fo sleep disroders /Vivien C. Abad and Christian Guilleminault --Electrophysiologic evaluation of patients in the intensive care unit /G. Bryan Young and Charles F. Bolton --Electrophysiologic evaluation of brain death: a critical appraisal /Thomas P. Bleck --Electrophysiologic techniques in the evaluation of patients with suspected neurotoxic disorders /Michael J. Aminoff and James W. Albers.
  • Part I: Basic Spike Train Statistics -- 1 Stochastic Models of Spike Trains -- 2 Estimating the Firing Rate -- 3 Analysis and Interpretation of Interval and Count Variability in Neural Spike Trains -- 4 Processing of Phase-Locked Spikes and Periodic Signals -- Part II: Pairwise Comparison of Spike Trains -- 5 Pair-Correlation in the Time and Frequency Domain -- 6 Dependence of Spike-Count Correlations on Spike-Train Statistics and Observation Time Scale -- 7 Spike Metrics -- 8 Gravitational Clustering -- Part III: Multiple-Neuron Spike Patterns -- 9 Spatio-Temporal Patterns -- 10 Unitary Event Analysis -- 11 Information Geometry of Multiple Spike Trains -- 12 Higher-Order Correlations and Cumulants -- Part IV: Population-Based Approaches -- 13 Information Theory and Systems Neuroscience -- 14 Population Coding -- 15 Stochastic Models for Multivariate Neural Point Processes: Collective Dynamics and Neural Decoding -- Part V: Practical Issues -- 16 Simulation of Stochastic Point Processes with Defined Properties -- 17 Generation and Selection of Surrogate Methods for Correlation Analysis -- 18 Bootstrap Tests of Hypotheses -- 19 Generating Random Numbers -- 20 Practically Trivial Parallel Data Processing in a Neuroscience Laboratory -- Index.
  • Development and developmental disorders -- Neuroembryology -- Regional anatomy and related syndromes -- Peripheral nerves -- Plexuses -- Nerve roots and spinal nerves -- Spinal cord -- Brainstem -- Cranial nerves -- Cerebellum -- Thalamus -- Hypothalamus -- Basal ganglia -- Limbic system -- Cerebral cortex -- System-based anatomy and differential diagnosis -- Somatosensory system -- Visual system -- Auditory system -- Ocular motor system -- Motor system -- Autonomic nervous system -- Consciousness -- Fluid-system anatomy and function -- Vascular system -- Cerebrospinal fluid.
  • This book is a major update of novel targets in angiogenesis modulation, including pro- and anti-angiogenesis. There is in-depth coverage of preclinical and clinical methods and models, investigational status, and clinical applications. The impact of nanotechnology in advancing the applications of pro-and anti-angiogenesis strategies is also highlighted, along with stem cell and biotechnologies in research and development of angiogenesis modulating targets.
  • Animal models of dementia 2011, Springer Protocols
    General introduction to animal models of human conditions / Peter Paul De Deyn and Debby Van Dam -- Animal models of dementia : ethical considerations / I. Anna S. Olsson and Peter Sandøe -- The role of rodent models in the drug discovery pipeline for dementia / Debby Van Dam and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Species, strain, and gender issues in the development and validation of animal models of dementia / Annemie Van Dijck, Debby Van Dam, and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Transgenic and gene targeted models of dementia / Ronald A. Conlon -- Transgenic animals and intellectual property concerns / Susan L. Stoddard and James A. Rogers III -- Pathological validation of animal models of dementia / Daniel Pirici, Christine Van Broeckhoven, and Samir Kumar-Singh -- Behavioral validation in animal models of dementia / Debby Van Dam, Annemie Van Dijck, and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Pharmacological validation in animal models of dementia / Hugo Geerts -- Validation of animal models of dementia : neurochemical aspects / Giancarlo Pepeu and Maria Cristina Rosi -- Validation of dementia models employing neuroimaging techniques / Greet Vanhoutte, Adriaan Campo, and Annemie Van der Linden -- Drosophila melanogaster as a model organism for dementia / Maria E. Giannakou and Damian C. Crowther -- Caenorhabditis elegans as a model organism for dementia / Tjakko J. Van Ham and Ellen A.A. Nollen -- Zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a model organism for dementia / Rob Willemsen ... [et al.] -- Spontaneous vertebrate models of Alzheimer dementia : selectively bred strains (SAM strains) / Renã A. Sowell and D. Allan Butterfield -- Lesion-induced vertebrate models of Alzheimer dementia / Adolfo Toledano and Maria Isabel Álvarez -- A[Beta] infusion and related models of Alzheimer dementia / Patricia A. Lawlor and Deborah Young -- APP-based transgenic models : the PDAPP model / Jacob M. Basak and David M. Holtzman -- APP-based transgenic models : the Tg2576 model / Robert M.J. Deacon -- APP-based transgenic models : the APP23 model / Debby Van Dam and Peter Paul De Deyn -- Presenilin-based transgenic models of Alzheimer's dementia / Yuji Yoshiike and Akihiko Takashima -- APOE-based models of "pre-dementia" / Patrick M. Sullivan -- TAU models / Nicolas Sergeant and Luc Buée -- The 3xTg-AD mouse model : reproducing and modulating plaque and tangle pathology / Michael Sy, Masashi Kitazawa, and Frank LaFerla -- Cognitive dysfunction in genetic mouse models of parkinsonism / Sheila M. Fleming, J. David Jentsch, and Marie-Françoise Chesselet -- Mouse models of metachromatic leukodystrophy and adrenoleukodystrophy / Patrick Aubourg, Caroline Sevin, and Nathatie Cartier -- Animal models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Ludo Van Den Bosch -- Animal models of frontotemporal dementia / Hana N. Dawson and Daniel T. Laskowitz -- CADASIL : molecular mechanisms and animal models / Karl J. Fryxell -- Spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) : an animal model of vascular brain disorder / Francesco Amenta and Daniele Tomassoni -- Animal models of normal pressure hydrocephalus / Petra M. Klinge -- Animal models of traumatically-induced dementia / Jennifer E. Slemmer, Mohammad Z. Hossain, and John T. Weber -- Animal models of alcohol-induced dementia / Angela Maria Ribeiro and Silvia R. Castanheira Pereira -- Animal models of metallic dementia / Luigi F. Rodella.
  • Animal models of drug addiction 2011, Springer Protocols
    Intracranial self-stimulation /Styliani Vlachou and Athina Markou --Stimulant self-administration /Leigh V. Panlilio --Opiate self-administration /Francesco Leri --Nicotine self-administration / Robert E. Sorge and Paul B.S. Clarke --Alcohol self-administration /Friedbert Weiss --Place conditioning /Christopher L. Cunningham, Peter A. Groblewski, and Charlene M. Voorhees --Sensitization /Jessica A. Loweth and Paul Vezina --Animal models of eating disorders /Stephanie D. Hancock and Mary C. Olmstead --Acquisition of drug self-administration /Marilyn E. Carroll and Richard A. Meisch --Escalation of drug use /Serge H. Ahmed --Environmental modulation of drug taking /Aldo Badiani ... [et al.] --Craving /Jeffrey W. Grimm --Habit formation and compulsion /David Belin ... [et al.] --Impulsivity /Andrea Bari, Trevor W. Robbins, and Jeffrey W. Dalley --Binge drug taking / Herbert E. Covington, III and Klaus A. Miczek --Withdrawal /Alasdair M. Barr, Heidi N. Boyda, and Ric M. Procyshyn --Relapse /Suzanne Erb and Franca Placenza.
  • Animal models of epilepsy 2009, Springer Protocols
    The nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, as an emerging model for investigating epilepsy / Cody J. Locke, Kim A. Caldwell, and Guy A. Caldwell -- The genetics and molecular biology of seizure susceptibility in drosophila / Juan Song and Mark A. Tanouye -- The albino Xenopus laevis tadpole as a novel model of developmental seizures / D. Sesath Hewapathirane and Kurt Haas -- Zebrafish as a simple vertebrate organism for epilepsy research / Scott C. Baraban -- Modeling tuberous sclerosis complex: brain development and hyperexcitability / Devin C. Ess -- BK potassium channel mutations affecting neuronal function and epilepsy / David Petrik, Qing H. Chen, and Robert Brenner -- Mouse models of benign familial neonatal convulsions (BFNC): mutations in KCNQ (Kv7)genes / Nanda A. Singh ... [et al.] -- Interneuron loss as a cause of seizures: lessons from interneuron-deficient mice / Dorothy Jones-Davis, Maria-Elisa Calcagnotto, and Joy Y. Sebe -- Imaging seizure propagation in vitro / Andrew J. Trevelyan and Rafael Yuste -- Complexity untangled: large-scale realistic computational models in epilepsy / Robert J. Morgan and Ivan Soltesz -- Organotypic hippocampal slice cultures as a model of limbic epileptogenesis / Suzanne B. Bausch -- Seizure analysis and detection in vivo / Javier Echauz, Stephen Wong, and Brian Litt -- Viral vector gene therapy for epilepsy / Stacey B. Foti, Shelley J. Russek, Amy R. Brooks-Kayal, and Thomas J. McCown -- Neural stem cells in experimental mesial temporal lobe epilepsy / Michelle M. Kron and Jack M. Parent.
  • Antiepileptic Drug Interactions: A Clinical Guide, Second Edition provides a pocket-sized, systematic description of the most clinically relevant drug interactions that occur between AEDs and also between AEDs and non-AEDs. AEDs are presented alphabetically and by drug class in three sections for easy access: Drug interactions between AEDs; Drug interactions between AEDs and non-AEDs: Interactions affecting AEDs; and Drug interactions between AEDs and non-AEDs: Interactions affected by AEDs. Antiepileptic Drug Interactions: A Clinical Guide, Second Edition should help physicians make more rational choices when polytherapy regimens are indicated and should be of interest to all who treat patients with epilepsy: neurologists and neurosurgeons, trainees at all levels, general practitioners and epilepsy nurse specialists.
  • Culling together excerpts from a wide range of writings by Dr. Kewal K. Jain on biotechnology topics as they relate to disorders of the nervous system, Applications of Biotechnology in Neurology covers a variety of applications for those working in life sciences and the pharmaceutical sciences, particularly those developing diagnostics and therapeutics for the nervous system. This detailed volume delves into areas such as neurobiotechnology, like neurogenomics and neuroproteomics, molecular diagnostics, various methods of improving systemic administration of drugs for targeted delivery to the nervous system, including the use of nanobiotechnology, biotechnology-based strategies and products for neuroprotection, as well as chapters on neurosurgery and personalized neurology.
  • Applied attention theory 2008, CRCnetBASE
    Single channel theory and automaticity theory -- Attention control -- Visual attention control, scanning & information sampling -- Visual search -- Spatial attention and displays -- Resources and effort -- Time sharing and multiple resource theory -- Executive control: attention switching, interruptions, and task-management -- Individual differences in attention -- Cognitive neurosciences and neuroergonomics.
  • Ataxic disorders 2012, ScienceDirect
  • Atlas of Brain and Spine Oncology Imaging presents a comprehensive visual review of pathologic disease variations of cancers of the brain and spine through extensive radiologic images. The focus of the book is on algorithmic strategies for identifying neoplastic pathologies commonly found in brain and spinal tumors through a visual representation of the variety of appearances that each neoplasm takes, within both benign and malignant manifestations.
  • Developmental disorders / Suresh Kotagal ... [et al.] -- Genetic diseases of the nervous system / Thomas D. Bird and Suman Jayadev -- Neuroendocrine disorders / Earl A. Zimmerman -- Critical care neurology / Marek A. Mirski ... [et al.] -- Cerebrovascular disease / David M. Greer ... [et al.] -- Dementias / Thomas J. Grabowski Jr. -- Behavioral neurology / Daniel Tranel and Thomas J. Grabowski, Jr. -- Neuro-oncology / Karen L. Fink and Elisabeth J. Rushing -- Movement disorders / Stanley Fahn ... [et al.] -- The epilepsies / Paul C. Van Ness -- Neuromuscular disease / Gil I. Wolfe ... [et al.] -- Infectious diseases of the nervous system / Burk Jubelt -- Neuroimmunology / Michael R. Swenson -- Neurotoxic disorders / Leon Prockop, Charles Brock, and Peter S. Spencer -- Headache / Marc E. Lenaerts.
  • Normal Sleep Stages --Normal Electroencephalography Variants in Sleep --Nonepileptiform Abnormalities --Epileptiform Abnormalities --Artifacts.
  • Atlas of epilepsies 2010, Springer
  • Introduction. Headache disorders -- Epidemiology and burden -- Barriers to care -- Purpose of the atlas of headache disorders -- Methods. Questionnaire development -- Identification of respondents -- Data collection -- Data management and analysis -- Results. Data quality. Representativeness -- Limitations -- Data organization and presentation -- Themes. Epidemiology -- Impact on society, and national data -- Health-care utilization -- Diagnosis and assessment -- Treatment -- Professional training -- National professional organizations -- Issues -- The way forward.
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    v. 1. The spinal cord from gestational week 4 to the fourth postnatal month -- v. 2. The human brain during the third trimester -- v. 3. The brain during the second trimester -- v. 4. The brain during the late first trimester -- v. 5. The brain during the early first trimester.
  • In recent years, sonography of the peripheral nervous system has gained widespread acceptance. New diagnostic applications have emerged, and the field of ultrasound-guided interventions has expanded significantly: regional anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, and similar techniques are now frequently performed under ultrasound guidance by anesthesiologists and pain physicians alike. This atlas of peripheral nerve ultrasound is designed to meet the daily needs of both radiologists and clinicians by allowing rapid review of typical features, knowledge of which is important for successful diagnosis and intervention.
  • Atoms of mind 2011, Springer
    1. The Quest -- 2. Thinking About Thinking -- 3. Kinds of Thought -- 4. Carriers and Repositories of Thought -- 5. Examples of Specific Ways of Thinking -- 6. Global Interactions -- 7. On the Nature of Consciousness -- 8. Theories of Consciousness -- 9. Conclusions.
  • Historical aspects of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Roscoe A. Dykman -- Scanning the genome for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Aiveen Kirley -- Dopamine knockouts and behavior / Davide Viggiano, Daniela Vallone, Lucia A. Ruocco, and Adolfo G. Sadile -- The SHR as a model of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Vivienne Ann Russell -- The roles of Norepinephrine and Serotonin in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Roberd D. Oades -- Intermittent hypoxia during sleep as a model of environmental (nongenetic) contributions to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Barry W. Row and David Gozal -- The psychological evaluation of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in school-aged children: a clinical approach based on recent practice guidelines / Dean W. Beebe -- Executive function / Martha Bridge Denckla -- The neuropsychology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: validity of the executive function hypothesis / Eric G. Willcutt, Kimberly Brodsky, Nomita Chhabildas, Michelle Shanahan [et al.] -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disabilities / Stephen R. Hooper and Emily A. Williams -- Selective attention deficits in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a review of behavioral and electrophysiological studies / Lisa M. Jonkman -- Working memory in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Jack Stevens -- Developmental underpinnings of the association of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and its subtypes to neuropsychological and academic weaknesses / Tuija Aro, Margaret Semrud-Clikeman, Anne-Mari Lapvetelainen, and Heikki Lyytinen -- Social functioning of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Gaba Tur-Kaspa -- Reading disabilities in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Juliana S. Bloom, Carlin J. Miller, Mauricio A. Garcia, and George W. Hynd -- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and the brain: evidence from electrophysiological studies / Alexandra P. Fonaryova-Key, Melissa Ferguson, and Dennis L. Molfese -- Anatomical and functional neuroimaging studies of children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Jonathan C. Pfeifer, Melissa DelBello, and Scott Holland -- State regulation and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Jaap van der Meere -- Sleep and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Louise M. O'Brien and David Gozal -- Neurophysiological performance in adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Lisa Lee Weyandt -- Psychostimulants in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: theoretical and practical issues for the community practitioner / Daniel F. Connor -- Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic drug interactiions: methylphenidate, amphetamine or atomoxetine in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / John S. Markowitz and Kennerly S. Patrick.
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults : an overview / P.H. Wender, D.A. Tomb -- Family and twin studies in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / C.M. Freitag, W. Retz -- Molecular genetics of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / W. Retz, C.M. Freitag -- Neurophysiology of adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / C.G. Baehne, A.J. Fallgatter -- Brain imaging in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / M. Schneider, M. Rösler, W. Retz -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adults : diagnosis and prevalence / R.-D. Stieglitz -- Comorbidity in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / R.G. Klein, S. Mannuzza -- Adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder : functional impairment, conduct problems, and criminality / M. Rösler -- Psychotherapy in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder / A. Philipsen ... [et al.] -- Psychopharmacological treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults / G.-E. Trott.
  • Attention. 1st ed. 2009, ScienceDirect
  • What is an atypical parkinsonian disorder? / Irene Litvan -- Historical issues and atypical parkinsonian disorders / Christopher G. Goetz -- Epidemiology of progressive supranuclear palsy and multiple system atrophy / Adam Zermansky and Yoav Ben-Shlomo -- Neuropathology of atypical parkinsonian disorders / Ian R.A. Mackenzie -- Animal models of tauopathies / Jada Lewis and Michael Hutton -- Neurodegenerative[alpha]-synucleinopathies / Michel Goedert and Maria Grazia Spillantini -- Computer modeling in basal ganglia disorders / José Luis Contreras-Vidal -- Atypical parkinsonian disorders: neuropathology and nosology / Charles Duyckaerts -- Genetics of atypical parkinsonism: implications for nosology / Thomas Gasser -- Medical history and physical examination in parkinsonian syndromes: how to examine a parkinsonian syndrome / Marie Vidailhet, Frédéric Bourdain, and Jean-Marc Trocello -- Role of neuropsychiatric assessment in diagnosis and research / Dag Aarsland, Uwe Ehrt, and Clive Ballard -- Added value of the neuropsychological evaluation for diagnosis and research of atypical parkinsonian disorders / Bruno Dubois and Bernard Pillon -- Role of praxis in diagnosis and assessment / Ramón Leiguarda -- Role of visuospatial cognition assessment in the diagnosis and research of atypical parkinsonian disorders / Paolo Nichelli and Anna Magherini -- Role of ocular motor assessment in diagnosis and research / R. John Leigh and David S. Zee --Characterizing and assessing speech and language disturbances / Carol Frattali and Joseph R. Duffy -- Quality of life assessment in atypical parkinsonian disorders / Anette Schrag and Caroline E. Selai -- Progressive supranuclear palsy / Irene Litvan -- Corticobasal degeneration: the syndrome and the disease / Bradley F. Boeve -- Multiple system atrophy / Feliz Geser and Gregor K. Wenning -- Clinical diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies / David J. Burn, Urs P. Mosimann, and Ian G. McKeith -- Clinical diagnosis of familial atypical parkinsonian disorders / Yoshio Tsuboi, Virgilio H. Evidente, and Zbigniew K. Wszolek -- Clinical diagnosis of vascular parkinsonism and nondegenerative atypical parkinsonian disorders / Madhavi Thomas and Joseph Jankovic -- Role of electrophysiology in diagnosis and research in atypical parkinsonian disorders / Josep Valls-Solé -- Role of CT and MRI in diagnosis and research / Mario Savoiardo and Marina Grisoli -- Role of functional magnetic neuroimaging in diagnosis and research / Hartwig Roman Siebner and Günther Deuschl -- PET and SPECT imaging in atypical parkinsonian disorders / Alexander Gerhard and David J. Brooks -- Current and future therapeutic approaches / Elmyra V. Encarnacion and Thomas N. Chase -- Rehabilitation of patients with atypical parkinsonian disorders / Daniel K. White ... [et al.] -- Overview and future research / Andrew Lees.
  • Autism 2010, CRCnetBASE
    Type, topography, and sequelae of neuropathological changes shaping clinical phenotype of autism / Jerzy Wegiel ... [et al.] -- Evidence for oxidative damage in the autistic brain / Teresa A. Evans ... [et al] -- Oxidative stress and neurotrophin signaling in autism / Elizabeth M. Sajdel-Sulkowska -- Genetics of autism / W. Ted Brown -- The phenotypic expression of autism, maternal depression, and the monoamine oxidase-a gene / Ira L. Cohen -- Paraoxonase 1 status, environmental exposures, and oxidative stress in autism spectrum disorders / Maria Dronca and Sergiu P. Pasca -- The redox/methylation hypothesis of autism : a molecular mechanism for heavy metal-induced neurotoxicity / Richard C. Deth -- Autism and oxidative stress : evidence from an animal model / Michelle A. Cheh ... [et al.] -- Neurotoxic brainstem impairment as proposed threshold event in autistic regression / Woody R. McGinnis ... [et al.] -- Abnormalities in membrane lipids, membrane-associated proteins, and signal transduction in autism / Ved Chauhan and Abha Chauhan -- Mitochondrial component of calcium signaling abnormality in autism / J. Jay Gargus --Inflammation and neuroimmunity in the pathogenesis of autism : neural and immune network interactions / Carlos A. Pardo-Villamizar and Andrew W. Zimmerman -- Possible impact of innate immunity on autism / Harumi Jyonouchi -- Autism, gastrointestinal disturbance, and immune dysfunction : what is the link? / Paul Ashwood, Amanda Enstrom, and Judy van de Water -- Possible mechanism involving intestinal oxytocin, oxidative stress, and signaling pathways in a subset of autism with gut symptoms / Martha G. Welch and Benjamin Y. Klein -- Cytokine polymorphisms in autism : their role in immune alterations / Fabián Crespo ... [et al.] -- Autism, teratogenic alleles, HLA-DR4, and immune function / William G. Johnson ... [et al.] -- Autism : the centrality of active pathophysiology and the shift from static to chronic dynamic encephalopathy / Martha R. Herbert -- A re-evaluation of the state of autism treatment : the need for a biopsychosocial perspective / Eric London.
  • Autism 2008, Springer
    ENGRAILED2 and cerebellar development in the pathogenesis of autism spectrum disorders / Ian T. Rossman and Emanuel DiCicco-Bloom -- Teratogenic alleles in autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders / William G. Johnson ... [et al.] -- Cholesterol deficit in autism : insights from Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome / Alka Aneja and Elaine Tierney -- Autism in genetic intellectual disability : insights into idiopathic autism / Walter E. Kaufmann ... [et al.] -- Serotonin dysfunction in autism / Mary E. Blue ... [et al.] -- Excitotoxicity in autism : the role of glutamate in pathogenesis and treatment / Martin Evers and Eric Hollander -- Prenatal [beta]₂-adrenergic receptor signaling and autism : dysmaturation and retained fetal function / Susan L. Connors -- A role for fetal testosterone in human sex differences : implications for understanding autism / Bonnie Auyeung and Simon Baron-Cohen -- Interaction between genetic vulnerability and neurosteroids in purkinje cells as a possible neurobiological mechanism in autism spectrum disorders / Flavio Keller, Roger Panteri, and Filippo Biamonte -- Insulin-like growth factors : neurobiological regulators of brain growth in autism? / Raili Riikonen -- Oxidative stress and the metabolic pathology of autism / S. Jill James -- The immune system in autism : is there a connection? / Luke Heuer, Paul Ashwood, and Judy Van de Water -- Maternal immune activation, cytokines, and autism / Paul H. Patterson ... [et al.] -- Maternal antibodies and the placental-fetal IgG transfer theory / Christina M. Morris ... [et al.] -- Can neuroinflammation influence the development of autism spectrum disorders? / Carlos A. Pardo-Villamizar -- The significance of minicolumnar size variability in autism : a perspective from comparative anatomy / Manuel F. Casanova -- Imaging evidence for pathological brain development in autism spectrum disorders / Stephen R. Dager ... [et al.] -- Information processing, neural connectivity, and neuronal organization / Nancy J. Minshew, Diane L. Williams, and Kathryn McFadden -- Evidence for environmental susceptibility in autism : what we need to know about gene x environment interactions / Isaac N. Pessah and Pamela J. Lein -- An expanding spectrum of autism models : from fixed developmental defects to reversible functional impairments / Martha R. Herbert and Matthew P. Anderson.
  • Time-frequency analysis : wavelet transforms -- Chaos theory -- Classifier designs -- Electroencephalograms and epilepsy -- Analysis of EEGs in an epileptic patient using wavelet transform -- Wavelet-chaos methodology for analysis of EEGs and EEG sub-bands -- Mixed-band wavelet-chaos neural network methodology -- Principal component analysis-enhanced cosine radial basis function neural network -- Alzheimer's disease and models of computation : imaging, classification, and neural models -- Alzheimer's disease : models of computation and analysis of EEGs -- A spatio-temporal wavelet-chaos methodology for EEG-based diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease -- Spiking neural networks : spiking neurons and learning algorithms -- Improved spiking neural networks with application to EEG classification and epilepsy and seizure detection -- A new supervised learning algorithm for multiple spiking neural networks -- Applications of multiple spiking neural networks : EEG classification and epilepsy and seizure detection.
  • Autonomic nervous system 2013, ScienceDirect
    Autonomic Nervous System provides an introduction to the latest science and detailed chapters on advances in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of autonomic system disorders. The autonomic nervous system controls all involuntary actions within the human nervous system. Core body functions regulated by the autonomic system include breathing, heartbeat, blood pressure, body temperature, perspiration, and bowel, bladder and sexual function. Our understanding of the neurotransmitters associated with the autonomic nervous system has expanded over the past 15 years associated with current research efforts and are now impacting the diagnosis and treatment of autonomic nervous system disorders by clinical neurologists. This volume is a valuable companion for neuroscience and clinical neurology researchers and practitioners. A volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, which has an unparalleled reputation as the world's most comprehensive source of information in neurologyInternational list of contributors, including the leading workers in the fieldDescribes the advances that have occurred in clinical neurology and the neurosciences and their impact on the understanding of neurological disorders and on patient care.
  • Barrel cortex 2008, ebrary
  • Basal ganglia IX 2009, Springer
  • Basal ganglia VIII 2005, Springer
    Oscillations in the basal ganglia -- Cholinergic mechanisms in the striatum -- Pharmacological and receptor studies of the basal ganglia -- Disorders of basal ganglia function I: studies in animal models -- Disorders of basal ganglia function II: clinical studies -- Physiological and anatomical studies of the functional organisation of the basal ganglia.
  • Basic aspects of hearing 2013, Springer
    Peripheral processing -- Mosaic evolution of the mammalian auditory periphery -- A computer model of the auditory periphery and its application to the study of hearing -- A probabilistic account of absolute auditory thresholds and its possible physiological basis -- Cochlear compression: Recent insights from behavioural experiments -- Improved psychophysical methods to estimate peripheral gain and compression -- Contralateral efferent regulation of human cochlear tuning: Behavioural observations and computer model simulations -- Modeling effects of precursor duration on behavioral estimates of cochlear gain -- Is overshoot caused by an efferent reduction in cochlear gain? -- Accurate estimation of compression in simultaneous masking enables the simulation of hearing impairment for normal-hearing listeners -- Modelling the distortion produced by cochlear compression -- Temporal fine structure and pitch -- How independent are the pitch and the interaural-time-difference mechanisms that rely on temporal fine structure information? -- On the limit of neural phase-locking to fine-structure in humans -- Effects of sensorineural hearing loss on temporal coding of harmonic and inharmonic tone complexes in the auditory nerve -- A glimpsing account of the role of temporal fine structure information in speech recognition -- Assessing the possible role of frequency-shift detectors in the ability to hear out partials in complex tones -- Pitch perception: Dissociating frequency from fundamental-frequency discrimination -- Pitch perception for sequences of impulse responses whose scaling alternates at every cycle -- Putting the tritone paradox into context: insights from neural population decoding and human psychophysics -- Enhancement and perceptual compensation -- Spectral and level effects in auditory enhancement -- Enhancement of increments in spectral amplitude: further evidence for a mechanism based on central adaptation -- Differential sensitivity to appearing and disappearing objects in complex acoustic scenes -- Perceptual compensation when isolated test words are heard in room reverberation -- A new approach to sound source identification -- Binaural processing -- Maps of ITD in the Nucleus Laminaris of the Barn Owl --The influence of the envelope waveform on binaural tuning of neurons in the inferior colliculus and its relation to binaural perception -- No evidence for ITD-specific adaptation in the frequency following response -- Interaural time difference thresholds as a function of frequency -- Interaural time processing when stimulus bandwidth differs at the two ears -- Neural correlates of the perception of sound source separation -- When and how envelope "rate-limitations" affect processing of interaural temporal disparities conveyed by high-frequency stimuli -- The sound source distance dependence of the acoustical cues to location and their encoding by neurons in the inferior colliculus: implications for the Duplex theory -- Cochlear contributions to the precedence effect -- Off-frequency BMLD: the role of monaural processing -- Measuring the apparent width of auditory sources in normal and impaired hearing -- Psychophysics of human echolocation -- Speech and temporal processing -- Formant-frequency variation and its effects on across-formant grouping in speech perception -- Do we need STRFs for cocktail parties? - On the relevance of physiologically motivated features for human speech perception derived from automatic speech recognition -- Modeling speech intelligibility in adverse conditions -- Better temporal neural coding with cochlear implants in awake animals -- Effects of auditory nerve refractoriness and adaptation on auditory perception -- Robust cortical encoding of slow temporal modulations of speech -- Wideband monaural envelope correlation perception -- Detection thresholds for amplitude modulations of tones in budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) -- Phase discrimination ability in Mongolian gerbils provides evidence for possible processing mechanism of mistuning detection -- Auditory cortex and beyond -- Stimulus-specific adaptation beyond pure tones -- Mapping tonotopy in human auditory cortex -- Cortical activity associated with the perception of temporal asymmetry in ramped and damped noises -- Cortical representation of the combination of monaural and binaural unmasking -- Processing of short auditory stimuli: The Rapid Audio Sequential Presentation paradigm (RASP) -- Integration of auditory and tactile inputs in musical meter perception -- A dynamic system for the analysis of the acoustic features and valence of aversive sounds in the human brain -- Auditory scene analysis -- Can comodulation masking release occur when frequency changes would promote perceptual segregation of the on-frequency and flanking bands? -- Illusory auditory continuity despite neural evidence to the contrary -- High-acuity spatial stream segregation -- How early aging and environment interact in everyday listening: From brainstem to behaviour through modeling -- Energetic and informational masking in a simulated restaurant environment -- A computational model for the dynamic aspects of primitive auditory scene analysis -- A naturalistic approach to the cocktail party -- Temporal coherence and the streaming of complex sounds.
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  • A comprehensive, state-of-the-art contribution to a field that is rapidly developing, The Behavioral Consequences of Stroke provides a broad overview of the cognitive and neurobehavioral effects of stroke. As attention to paralysis and the more obvious physical disabilities stroke patients incur expands, greater attention is being paid today to the cognitive and neurobehavioral complications that impact stroke morbidity and even functional neurological recovery in patients. Written by an international panel of experts and edited by a neurosurgeon and by a cognitive neuroscientist, this unique title addresses the full range of issues relevant to the field, including epidemiology, general treatment, sensorimotor control after stroke, post-stroke aphasia, memory loss after stroke, post-stroke depression, the role of imaging after a stroke, and an update on some stroke clinical trials, to name just some of the areas covered. Illuminative and an influential addition to the literature, The Behavioral Consequences of Stroke will serve as an invaluable resource for neurologists, neurosurgeons, physiatrists and other physicians, as well as physical, speech and occupational therapists, nurses, psychologists, and other professionals.
  • Part I. Mechanistic Aspects Underlying Alcoholism -- Theoretical Frameworks and Mechanistic Aspects of Alcohol Addiction: Alcohol Addiction as a Reward Deficit Disorder / George F. Koob -- Synaptic Effects Induced by Alcohol / David M. Lovinger and Marisa Roberto -- Signaling Pathways Mediating Alcohol Effects / Dorit Ron and Robert O. Messing -- Neurocircuitry Involved in the Development of Alcohol Addiction: The Dopamine System and its Access Points / Bo Söderpalm and Mia Ericson -- What is in that Drink: The Biological Actions of Ethanol, Acetaldehyde, and Salsolinol / Gerald A. Deehan Jr., Mark S. Brodie and Zachary A. Rodd -- Part II. Genetics -- Modeling the Diagnostic Criteria for Alcohol Dependence with Genetic Animal Models / John C. Crabbe, Kenneth S. Kendler and Robert J. Hitzemann -- Non-Human Primate Models of Alcohol-Related Phenotypes: The Influence of Genetic and Environmental Factors / Christina S. Barr -- Genetically Selected Alcohol Preferring Rats to Model Human -- Alcoholism / Roberto Ciccocioppo -- Advanced Transgenic Approaches to Understand Alcohol-Related Phenotypes in Animals / Ainhoa Bilbao -- Part III. Clinical Phenotypes and Preclinical Models Thereof Modeling Alcohol Self-Administration in the Human Laboratory / Ulrich S. Zimmermann, Sean O'Connor and Vijay A. Ramchandani -- Animal Models of Excessive Alcohol Consumption in Rodents / Howard C. Becker -- Modeling Relapse Situations in the Human Laboratory / Rajita Sinha -- Modeling Relapse in Animals / Rémi Martin-Fardon and Friedbert Weiss -- Invertebrate Models of Alcoholism / Henrike Scholz and Julie A. Mustard -- Part IV. Novel Insights from Brain Imaging The Dopamine System in Mediating Alcohol Effects in Humans / K. Charlet, A. Beck and A. Heinz -- Stimulant and Sedative Effects of Alcohol / Reuben A. Hendler, Vijay A. Ramchandani, Jodi Gilman and Daniel W. Hommer -- Chronic Alcohol Consumption, Abstinence and Relapse: Brain Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Studies in Animals and Humans / Dieter J. Meyerhoff, Timothy C. Durazzo and Gabriele Ende -- Part V. Translational Aspects and Medication Development -- Translational Approaches to Medication Development / Selena Bartlett and Markus Heilig -- New Pharmacological Treatment Strategies for Relapse Prevention / Rainer Spanagel and Valentina Vengeliene -- The Challenge of Studying Parallel Behaviors in Humans and Animal Models / David N. Stephens, Hans S. Crombag and Theodora Duka -- A Translational Approach to Novel Medication Development for Protracted Abstinence / Barbara J. Mason and Amanda E. Higley -- New Approaches to Addiction Treatment Based on Learning and Memory / Falk Kiefer and Christina Dinter -- Adolescent Substance Misuse: Neurobiology and Evidence-Based Interventions / Nicola C. Newton, Maeve O'Leary-Barrett and Patricia J. Conrod -- Deep Brain Stimulation as a Therapy for Alcohol Addiction / Thomas F. Münte, Hans-Jochen Heinze and Veerle Visser-Vandewalle.
  • Cognition and emotions in eating disorders --Personality and tempermentLisa Rachelle Riso Lilenfeld --Cognitions and emotions in eating disorders /Nicolette Siep, Anita Jansen, Remco Havermans, and Anne Roefs --Neural circuits, neurotransmitters, and behavior --Neurocircuitry of eating disorders /Walter H. Kaye, Angela Wagner, Julie L. Fudge, and Martin Paulus --Serotonin: imaging findings in eating disorders /Ursula F. Bailer and Walter H. Kaye --Dopamine-based reward circuitry responsivity, genetics and overeating /Eric Stice, Sonja Yokum, David Zald, and Alain Dagher --Reward and neurocomputational processes /Guido K. W. Frank --Cognitive-behavioral flexibility in anorexia nervosa /Hans-Christoph Friederich and Wolfgang Herzog --Neural circuits, neurotransmitters and behavior /Howard Steiger, Kenneth R. Bruce, and Patricia Groleau --Genetics, gender and heritability --The heritability of eating disorders: methods and current findings /Laura M. Thornton, Suzanne E. Mazzeo, and Cynthia M. Bulik --The genetics of eating disorders /Sietske G. Helder and David A Collier --The influence of gender and puberty on the heritablility of disordered eating symptons /Kristen M. Culbert, Sarah E. Racine, and Kelly L. Klump --Neuroendocrinology and animal research --New frontiers in endocrinology of eating disorders /Palmiero Monteleone --Animal models of eating disorder traits /Martien J. H. Kas and Roger A. H. Dan --Neurobiology driving hyperactivity in activity-based anorexia /R. A. H. Adan, J. J. G. Hillebrand, U. N. Dammer, S. Cardona Cano, M. J. H. Kas, and L. A. W. Verhagen --Translational approach to treatment --Translating experimental neuroscience into treatment of eating disorders: two examples /Ulrike Schmidt, Anna Oldershaw, and Annemarie van Elburg --Cognitive remediation therapy for eating disorders; development, refinement and future directions /Kate Tchanturia and James Lock --Incorporating dispositional traits into the treatment of anorexia nervosa /Nancy L. Zucker, David Herzog, Ashley Moskovich, Rhonda Merwin, and Tammy Lin.
  • Front Matter -- Diagnosis and Revision of the Classification Systems / Assen Jablensky -- Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia / Peter Falkai, Andrea Schmitt, Tyrone D Cannon -- Neurocognition, Social Cognition and Functional Outcome in Schizophrenia / William P Horan, Philippe-Olivier Harvey, Robert S Kern, Michael F Green -- The Genetics of Schizophrenia / James T R Walters, Michael O'Donovan, Michael J Owen, Wolfgang Gaebel -- Early Recognition and Prevention of Schizophrenia / Patrick D McGorry, Sherilyn Goldstone -- Pharmacological Treatment / Jonathan E Sherin, Stephen R Marder -- Cognitive-Behavioural Interventions / Suzanne Jolley, Philippa Garety -- Management, Rehabilitation, Stigma / Wulf R̲ssler -- Index.
  • Angiogenesis plays a key role in human physiology and pathophysiology. While necessary for tissue growth and development, uncontrolled angiogenesis plays a role in the progression of certain tumors as well as atherosclerosis. Lack of angiogenesis may be the basis of myocardial ischemia and stroke. Knowledge on the mechanisms of angiogenesis is growing very rapidly, and may lead to important drugs for therapy of a variety of clinical disorders. Experts from around the world have contributed a vast array of data on different aspects of angiogenesis in this volume edited by Professors Mehta and Dhalla. This information will be of immense help to basic scientists, clinicians and those involved in drug development.
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Coghill, D., Rohde, L.A., Banaschewski, T. -- Autism / Moura, P.J., Lombroso, P.J., Mercadante, M.T. -- Brain model for pediatric bipolar disorder / Pavuluri, M.N., Bogarapu, S.P. -- Neurobiology of depression in childhood and adolescence / Bark, C., Resch, F. -- The neurobiological basis of anxiety in children and adolescents / Grados, M.A. -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder in childhood / Rosário, M.C. ... [et al.] -- Neurobiological background of tic disorders / Roessner, V., Rothenberger, A. -- Schizophrenia in children and adolescents / Remschmidt, H. -- Eating disorders / Fleitlich-Bilyk, B., Lock, J. -- Conduct disorder / Popma, A., Vermeiren, R. -- Substance use disorders in adolescence / Szobot, C.M., Bukstein, O. -- Molecular genetics in child psychiatry / Stringaris, A.K., Asherson, P. -- Recent developments in neuropsychological models of childhood psychiatric disorders / Willcutt, E.G. ... [et al.] -- Electrophysiology in child psychiatric disorders / Banaschewski, T., Brandeis, D. -- Neuroimaging in child psychiatry / Durston, S.
  • Blood-brain and other neural barriers 2011, Springer Protocols
    Morphology and properties of brain endothelial cells -- Morphology and properties of pericytes -- Morphology and properties of astrocytes -- The blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier: Structure and functional significance -- The blood-retinal barrier: Structure and functional significance -- The blood-nerve barrier: Structure and functional significance -- Detection of multiple proteins in intracerebral vessels by confocal microscopy -- Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging and repeated measurements of blood-brain barrier permeability to contrast agents -- Detection of brain pathology by magnetic resonance imaging of iron oxide micro-particles -- Measuring the integrity of the human blood-brain barrier using magnetic resonance imaging -- Assessing blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier permeability in the rat embryo -- Detection of blood-nerve barrier permeability by magnetic resonance imaging -- Isolation of human brain endothelial cells and characterization of lipid raft-associated proteins by mass spectroscopy -- Analysis of mouse brain microvascular endothelium using laser capture microdissection coupled with proteomics -- Molecular and functional characterization of P-glycoprotein in vitro -- Methods to study glycoproteins at the blood-brain barrier using mass spectrometry -- Novel models for studying the blood-brain and blood-eye barriers in drosophila -- Zebrafish model of the blood-brain barrier: Morphological and permeability studies -- Methods to assess pericyte-endothelial cell interactions in a coculture model -- Isolation and properties of an in vitro human outer blood-retinal barrier model -- Isolation and properties of endothelial cells forming the blood-nerve barrier -- Treatment of focal brain ischemia with viral vector-mediated gene transfer -- Blood-brain barrier disruption in the treatment of brain tumors -- Integrated platform for brain imaging and drug delivery across the blood-brain barrier -- Targeting the choroid plexus-CSF-brain nexus using peptides identified by phage display.
  • BOLD fMRI 2010, Springer
    Principles of functional MRI -- fMRI scanning methodologies -- Experimental design and data analysis for fMRI -- Challenges in fMRI and its limitations -- Clinical challenges of fMRI -- Brain mapping for neurosurgery and cognitive neuroscience -- fMRI of memory in aging and dementia -- fMRI of language systems: methods and applications -- fMRI Wada test: prospects for presurgical mapping of language and memory -- Cognitive neuroscience applications -- Neuroanatomical atlas.
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  • Brain aging 2007, CRCnetBASE
    Changes in cognitive function in human aging / Elizabeth Glisky -- Successful versus unsuccessful cognitive aging in Rhesus monkeys / Mark B. Moss ... [et al.] -- Neuropsychology of cognitive aging in rodents / Joshua S. Rodefer -- Design-based stereology in brain aging research / Cristoph Schmitz -- The effects of normal aging on nerve fibers and neuroglia in the central nervous system / Alan Peters -- Neurogenesis in the adult and aging brain / David R. Riddle -- Expression profile analysis of brain aging / Steve Ginsberg -- Subtle alterations in glutamatergic synapses underlie the aging-related declines in hippocampal function / Lei Shi, Michelle Adams, and Judy Brunso-Bechtold -- Assessment of second messenger function in the hippocampus of aged rats with cognitive impairment / Michelle M. Nicolle, H. Zhang, Jennifer L. Bizon -- Neurophysiology of old neurons and synapses / Ashok Kumar and Thomas C. Foster -- Imaging cognition in the aging human brain / Trey Hedden -- Regulation of cerebrovascular aging / William Sonntag, Jeremy Ingraham, and Delrae Eckman -- Stress and glucocorticoid contributions to normal and pathological aging / Ki A. Goosens and Robert Sapolsky -- Altered calcium homeostasis in old neurons / Emil Toescu -- Oxidative stress in aging / Jennifer Vila and Paula C. Bickford.Changes in cognitive function in human aging / Elizabeth L. Glisky -- Successful vs. unsuccessful aging in the Rhesus monkey / Mark B. Moss ... [et al.] -- Neuropsychology of cognitive aging in rodents / Joshua S. Rodefer and Mark G. Baxter -- Design-based stereology in brain aging research / Cristoph Schmitz and Patrick R. Hof -- The effects of normal aging on nerve fibers and neuroglia in the central nervous system / Alan Peters -- Neurogenesis in the adult and aging brain / David R. Riddle and Robin J. Lichtenwalner -- Expression profile analysis of brain aging / Stephen D. Ginsberg -- Subtle alterations in glutamatergic synapses underlie the aging-related decline in hippocampal function / Lei Shi, Michelle Adams, and Judy K. Brunso-Bechtold -- Assessment of second messenger function in the hippocampus of aged rats with cognitive impairment / Michelle M. Nicolle, Hai-Yan Zhang, and Jennifer L. Bizon -- Neurophysiology of old neurons and synapses / Ashok Kumar and Thomas C. Foster -- Imaging cognition in the aging human brain / Trey Hedden -- Regulation of cerebrovascular aging / William E. Sonntag ... [et al.] -- Stress and glucocorticoid contributions to normal and pathological aging / Ki A. Goosens and Robert M. Sapolsky -- Altered calcium homeostasis in old neurons / Emil C. Toescu -- Oxidative stress and the aging brain: from theory to prevention / Carmelina Gemma ... [et al.].
  • Brain Aging: A Critical Reappraisal / Mahendra K. Thakur, Arpita Konar, Akash Gautam -- Base Excision DNA Repair: The House Keeping Guardian for Genomic Stability in the Brain / Umakanta Swain, Kalluri Subba Rao -- Role of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor as a Modulator of Synaptic Plasticity / Yasuyuki Ishikawa, Masami Kojima -- Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Sporadic Alzheimer's Disease: Mechanisms, Consequences and Interventions / Sasanka Chakrabarti, Maitrayee Sinha -- Brain Aging: Influence of Early-Life Events on Late-Life Brain Disorders / Debomoy K. Lahiri -- The Importance of the Environment in Brain Aging: Be Happy, Live Longer! / Mónica De la Fuente, Lorena Arranz -- Consequences of Altered Mortalin Expression in Control of Cell Proliferation and Brain Function / Renu Wadhwa, Sunil C. Kaul -- Age- Induced Alterations in Biological Clock: Therapeutic Effects of Melatonin / Anita Jagota -- Neurolipofuscin in Aging and Aluminum-Induced Aging: Possible Therapeutic Interventions / Mahdi Hasan, Sandeep Tripathi, Abbas A. Mahdi -- Dietary Restriction as a Potential Intervention to Retard Age-associated Impairment of Brain Functions / Gurcharan Kaur, Sukhwinder S. Lakhman -- Understanding Mechanism of Action of Herbal Drugs in Age Related Degenerative Brain Disorders / Maheep Bhatnagar, Ayushi Jain, Neha Jaiswal -- Neurodegeneration in Hypoxia: Implications in Aging / Kalpana Barhwal Hota, Sunil Kumar Hota -- Stress and Memory: from Mechanisms to Long-Lasting Consequences / Harmen J. Krugers, Marian Joels -- Estrogen-Mediated Neuroprotection: Hope to Combat Neuronal Degeneration and Synaptic Plasticity Post-menopause / Raj D. Mehra, Mukesh K. Varshney, Pavan Kumar -- Potential Therapeutic Targets for Improving Memory Impairments and Dementia: Clues Obtained from Memory-Enhanced Mice / Shogo Endo -- Potential Beneficial Effects of a Diet with Walnuts in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease / Abha Chauhan, Ved Chauhan -- Smart Dietary Interventions and Prevention of Cognitive Decline with Aging / S. Asha Devi -- Herbal Cognitive Enhancers: New Developments and Challenges for Therapeutic Applications / Andrea Zangara, Keith A. Wesnes.
  • Brain and its self 2005, Springer
  • Brain cancer 2010, Springer
  • Brain cuttings 2010, ebrary
    The human brain has long been a mystery, but twenty-first century science is beginning to reveal some of its inner workings. With microscopes and brain scans, with psychological experiments and breakthroughs in genetics, neuroscientists are developing new theories about every aspect of our minds--from the nature of consciousness to the causes of disorders like autism and schizophrenia. In Brain Cuttings, award-winning science writer Carl Zimmer takes readers on fascinating explorations of the frontiers of research, shedding light on our innermost existence--the speed of thought, our perception o.
  • The development of the Drosophila larval brain -- Anteroposterior regionalization of the brain: genetic and comparative aspects -- Dorsoventral patterning of the brain: a comparative approach -- Dissection of the embryonic brain using photoactivated gene expression -- Design of the larval chemosensory system -- Development of the Drosophila olfactory system -- The olfactory sensory map in drosophila -- Optic lobe development -- Clonal unit architecture of the adult fly brain.
  • This book describes the latest research on neurodegenerative disease and metal-binding proteins. It lays strong emphasis on biochemistry and cell biology. The diseases covered in the book include Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, prion disease, and ALS. The chapters separately examine such issues as mechanisms of metal binding, metal-induced structural changes in proteins, alterations in cellular metal metabolism in disease, and attempts at a therapeutic approach based on protein metal binding.
  • Brain dynamics 2007, Springer
  • Brain dynamics. 2nd ed. 2008, Springer
  • Brain edema. XIII 2006, Springer
  • Brain edema. XIV 2010, Springer
  • Brain imaging 2008, Thieme Book
    Trauma -- Cerebral contusion -- Diffuse axonal injury -- Subdural hematoma (SDH) -- Epidural hematoma -- Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Cerebral edema -- Herniation syndromes -- Skull fracture -- Inflammation -- Multiple sclerosis (MS) -- Postinfectious encephalomyelitis (ADEM) -- Herpes simplex encephalitis -- Cerebral abscess - Meningitis -- Cerebral vasculitis -- Toxoplasmosis -- Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) -- Tuberculosis of the CNS -- CNS cysticercosis -- Aneurysms -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) -- Saccular aneurysm -- Fusiform aneurysm --Vascular malformations -- Cavernous hemangioma -- Venous dysplasia -- Capillary telangiectasia -- Pial arteriovenous malformation (AVM) -- Cranial dural arteriovenous fistula -- Variants of vascular anatomy -- Vascular compression syndromes -- Stroke -- Ischemic brain infarction -- Cerebral microangiopathy -- Primary intracerebral hemorrhage --- Amyloid angiopathy -- Vascular dissection -- Impaired venous drainage -- Diffuse hypoxic brain damage -- Tumors -- Meningioma - Higher grade gliomas -- Brain metastasis -- Low-grade astrocytoma -- Primary CNS lymphoma -- Sellar masses -- Nerve sheath tumors -- Oligodendroglioma -- Pilocytic astrocytoma -- Medulloblastoma -- Pineal tumors -- Epidermoid -- Embryonal tumors -- Ependymoma -- Glioneuronal tumors -- Hemangioblastoma -- Gilomatosis cerebri --Choroid plexus papilloma -- Cysts -- Arachnoid cyst -- Virchow-Robin spaces -- Pineal cyst -- Colloid cyst -- Rathke cleft cyst -- Choroid plexus cyst -- Meninges -- Meningeal carcinomatosis -- Reactive memingeal enhancement -- CNS sarcoidosis -- Ventricles and cisterns -- Obstructive hydrocephalus -- Idiopathic normal-pressure hyudrocephalus -- Pseudotumor cerebri -- Leukoencephalopathies -- Wallerian degeneration -- Alzheimer disease -- Central pontine myelinolysis -- Toxic leukoencephalopathies -- Reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy -- Multiple system atrophy -- Wilson Disease -- Hepatic encephalopathy -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) -- Wernicke encephhalopathy -- Superficial siderosis of the brain -- Congenital malformations -- Chiari malformations -- Defective migration -- Anomalies of the corpus callosum -- Dandy-Walker complex -- Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) -- Neurofibromatosis type 1 (Von Recklinghausen Disease) -- Neurofibromatosis type II -- Tuberous sclerosis (Bourneville-Pringle Disease) -- Sturge-Weber Syndrome -- Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome -- Holoprosencephaly -- Artifacts in MRI -- Postoperative changes.
  • Brain imaging in behavioral medicine and clinical neuroscience: an introduction -- Basic MR physics: considerations for behavioral medicine and neurophysiology -- Functional magnetic resonance imaging -- Diffusion-tensor imaging and behavioral medicine -- Perfusion MRI -- Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy: a practical guide for the clinical neuroscientist -- Functional near-infrared spectroscopy -- Methodological considerations for using bold fMRI in the clinical neurosciences -- Application of functional neuroimaging to examination of nicotine dependence -- Relationship between mood, stress, and tobacco smoking -- Imaging substance use and misuse: psychostimulants -- Eating disorders -- Structural and functional neuroimaging in obesity -- Neuropsychology and neuroimaging in metabolic dysfunction -- Neuroimaging of cardiovascular disease -- Exercise and the brain -- Neuroimaging of pain: a psychosocial perspective -- Neuroimaging in acute ischemic stroke -- Neuroimaging of Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment, and other dementias -- Application of neuroimaging methods to define cognitive and brain abnormalities associated with HIV -- Neuroimaging and cognitive function in multiple sclerosis -- Neuroimaging of fatigue -- Brain imaging in behavioral medicine and clinical neuroscience: synthesis.
  • The Cytokine System --The Discovery of the Brain Immunomodulators --Brain Neuroendocrine Immune System: Neurosecretion of Interleukins and New Cytokines Produced by NSO and NPV of Hypothalamus --Antibacterial and Antiviral Activity of PRP-1 (Galarmin) and Some Immunological Mechanisms of its Action --Treatment and Prophylaxis of Anthrax by Galarmin: Receptor Tyrosine Kinases is a Target of Galarmin --Prophylaxis and Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infection with Proline-Rich Polypeptides Galarmin and Its Structural Analogues in an Experimental Murine Model --Treatment of Clostridium Perfringens-induced Gas Gangrene by New Cytokines of Brain --Hypothalamic, Proline-Rich Polypeptide (Galarmin) has Protective and Immunogenic Activity on Experimental Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection --Brain-Bone Marrow Neurohumoral Axis: Galarmin Controls Differentiation, Proliferation and Mobilization of Bone Marrow Progenitor cells --Antioxidant-Antiradical and Electron Donating Function of Galarmin and Gx-NH2 --Discussion --Summary.
  • pt. 1.What educators need to know about the brain --1.Introduction and conceptual foundations --2.General principles of microstructure and microfunction --3.General principles of macrostructure and macrofunction --4.General principles of brain development --pt. 2.Linking brain research to literacy research --5.Building a reading brain neurologically --6.Building a writing brain neurologically --7.Building a computing brain neurologically --pt. 3.Linking literacy research to brain research --8.Building a reading brain pedagogically --9.Building a writing brain pedagogically --10.Building a computing brain pedagogically --pt. 4.Educational applications of brain-literacy links --11.Implications for educational policy --12.Implications for classroom practice.
  • Making the lifetime connection between brain and machine for restoring and enhancing function -- Out of the frying pan into the fire: the P300-based BCI faces real-world challenges -- Toward a whole-body neuroprosthetic -- Biocompatible multichannel electrodes for long-term neurophysiological studies and clinical therapy: novel concepts and design -- Deep brain stimulation: BCI at large, where are we going to? -- Deep brain stimulation: emerging indications -- Development of neuromodulation treatments in a large animal model: Do neurosurgeons dream of electric pigs? -- Few examples of the contribution of animal research in rodents for clinical application of deep brain stimulation -- Cochlear implants: matching the prosthesis to the brain and facilitating desired plastic changes in brain function -- Multimodal, longitudinal assessment of intracortical microstimulation -- Functional consequences of chronic, physiologically effective intracortical microstimulation -- Reducting surface area while maintaining implant penetrating profile lowers the brain foreign body response to chronically implanted planar silicon microelectrode arrays -- Can histology solve the riddle of the nonfunctioning electrode? Factors influencing the biocompatibility of brain machine interfaces -- Changes in CNS structures after spinal cord lesions: implications for BMI -- Modeling the potentiality of spinal-like circuitry for stabilization of a planar arm system -- Advances in the use of electrical stimulation for the recovery of motor function -- Intraspinal microstimulation for the recovery of function following spinal cord injury -- Interfacing neurons with carbon nanotubes: (re)engineering neuronal signaling -- Nanomodified surfaces and neurite outgrowth -- Direct local polymerization of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) in rat cortex.
  • Brain mapping 2011, Springer
  • Brain mapping. 2nd ed. 2002, ScienceDirect
  • Brain metastases 2007, Springer
  • Molecular and biochemical basis of brain injury following heart surgery: interventions for the future -- Cardiopulmonary bypass circuit and the brain -- Neurological and cognitive sequelae of cardiac surgery -- Neurocognitive decline following cardiac surgery: incidence, risk factors, prevention, and outcomes -- Neuropathology of brain injury in cardiac surgery -- Biochemical markers of brain injury -- Pitfalls of neuropsychometric assessment and alternative investigative approaches -- Imaging of the brain in cardiac surgery as a tool in brain protection studies -- Current techniques of emboli detection and their utility in brain protection studies -- Intraoperative brain monitoring in cardiac surgery -- Near-infrared spectroscopy monitoring in cardiac surgery: theory, practice, and utility -- The design and methodology of clinical studies on neuroprotection in cardiac surgery -- Temperature and brain protection in cardiac surgery -- Studies of nonpharmacological interventions to reduce brain injury -- Pharmacological studies to reduce brain injury in cardiac surgery -- Off-pump and on-pump coronary artery surgery and the brain -- Experimental basis and clinical studies of brain protection in pediatric heart surgery -- Experimental basis and clinical studies of brain protection in aortic arch surgery -- The future of brain protection in cardiac surgery.
  • Front Matter -- Colour Plates -- Descriptive Aspects. Concept of Schizophrenia: Past, Present, and Future / Nancy C Andreasen -- The Schizophrenia Construct: Symptomatic Presentation / Celso Arango, William T Carpenter -- Child and Adolescent Schizophrenia / Chris Hollis, Judith Rapoport -- Late-Onset Schizophrenia / Robert Howard, Dilip Jeste -- The Schizophrenia Spectrum Personality Disorders / Eran Chemerinski, Larry J Siever -- The Prodrome of Schizophrenia / Jean Addington, Sh̥n W Lewis -- Course and Outcome / Wolfram an der Heiden, Heinz H̃fner -- Neurocognitive Impairments in Schizophrenia: Their Character and Role in Symptom Formation / Terry E Goldberg, Anthony David, James M Gold -- Biological Aspects. The Secondary Schizophrenias / Thomas M Hyde, Maria A Ron -- Schizophrenia: The Epidemiological Horizon / Assen Jablensky, James B Kirkbride, Peter B Jones -- Environmental Risk Factors for Schizophrenia / John J McGrath, Robin M Murray -- Classical Genetic Studies of Schizophrenia / Brien Riley, Kenneth S Kendler -- Genetic Associations in Schizophrenia / Michael C O'Donovan, Michael J Owen -- Intermediate Phenotypes in Genetic Studies of Schizophrenia / Michael F Egan, Tyrone D Cannon -- Electrophysiology of Schizophrenia / Georg Winterer, Robert W McCarley -- Structural Brain Imaging in Schizophrenia and Related Populations / Stephen M Lawrie, Christos Pantelis -- Functional Brain Imaging in Schizophrenia / Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, Edward T Bullmore -- Neuropathology of Schizophrenia / Paul J Harrison, David A Lewis, Joel E Kleinman -- Neurodevelopmental Origins of Schizophrenia / Daniel R Weinberger, Pat Levitt -- Dopamine and Schizophrenia / Anissa Abi-Dargham, Anthony A Grace -- Contributions of Glutamate and GABA Systems to the Neurobiology and Treatment of Schizophrenia / John H Krystal, Bita Moghaddam -- Animal Models of Schizophrenia / Barbara K Lipska, Joseph A Gogos -- Physical Treatments. Pharmacology and Neuroscience of Antipsychotic Drugs / John L Waddington, Colm M P O'Tuathaigh, Gary J Remington -- Principles of Pharmacological Treatment in Schizophrenia / Thomas R E Barnes, Stephen R Marder -- Comparative Efficacy and Effectiveness in the Drug Treatment of Schizophrenia / John R Geddes, T Scott Stroup, Jeffrey A Lieberman -- Approaches to Treatment-Resistant Patients / Stephan Leucht, Christoph U Correll, John M Kane -- Neurological Complications of Antipsychotic Drugs / Peter M Haddad, Venkata S Mattay -- Metabolic Adverse Effects Associated with Antipsychotic Medications / John W Newcomer, Stefan Leucht -- Psychosocial Aspects. Schizophrenia and Psychosocial Stresses / Paul E Bebbington, Elizabeth Kuipers -- Mental Health Services for Patients with Schizophrenia / Tom Burns, Bob Drake -- Societal Outcomes in Schizophrenia / Iain Kooyman, Elizabeth Walsh -- Psychological Treatment of Psychosis / Gillian Haddock, Will Spaulding -- Economics of the Treatment of Schizophrenia / Nancy H Covell, Susan M Essock, Linda K Frisman -- Index.
  • Brain repair 2006, Springer
    Cell cycle activation in neurons: the final exit of brain-morpho-dysregulation / Thomas Arendt -- Paved with good intentions: the link between cell cycle and cell death in the mammalian central nervous system / Yan Yang and Karl Herrup -- The role of presenilins in the cell cycle and apoptosis / Mervyn J. Monteiro -- Cell cycle activation and cell death in the nervous system / Zsuzsanna Nagy -- Cell cycle and chromosome segregation defects in Alzheimer's disease / Huntington Potter -- Alzheimer disease: a new beginning or a final exit? / Mark E. Obrenovich ... [et al.] -- From cell cycle activation to the inhibition of the Wnt pathway: a hypothesis of how neurons die in response to b-Amyloid / Agata Copani ... [et al.].
  • The field of brain stimulation is expanding rapidly, with techniques such as DBS, TMS, and tDCS moving from the research community into clinical diagnosis and treatment. Clinical applications include treating disorders such as Parkinson's disease, dystonia, and even depression. The chapters of Brain Stimulation are written by leading international researchers and clinical specialists include coverage of techniques, modes of action and applications in physiology and therapeutics. The combination of research and clinical coverage will be of interest to neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, neuroscientists, and health care workers. A comprehensive introduction and overview of deep brain stimulation (DBS)Coverage of DBS, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)Details the basic science and research utility of DBS and clinical application.
  • Brain Theory From A Circuits And Systems Perspective offers a theory of human consciousness as a natural result of pulsating neurons and synapses within a complex circuit. The book summarizes the electrical, as opposed to the chemical, nature of a brain, and so moves away from customary molecular biology- and biochemistry-focused explanations for consciousness. The book goes beyond the usual structures of artificial neural networks; employing first principles, a particular physical system is synthesized for conscious short term memory, as well as for associative (subconsciously edited) long term memory. It pursues the search for deeper computational power: Where ordinary concepts of logic fail to explain inspired choices concerning artistic appraisal, truth judgment, and understanding, pulsating qubit logic unleashes a fresh avenue for connectivity. Neuroquantology is discussed, including electron tunneling as a regulator of neural actions, and proposed quantum computing within microtubules. This thought provoking work led the author to reveal neurons with qubit properties, or simulated qubits. Simulated qubits do not require a coherent quantum system, and so remain robust for massively parallel controlled toggling and probabilistic computations. Brain Theory From A Circuits And Systems Perspective is supported with physical circuit examples, end-of-chapter exercises, and neuron simulation experiments, and will be valuable to anyone interested in neuro-circuits, neuro-systems and qubits.
  • Brain tumors 2005, Springer
    Epidemiology of brain tumors / Randa El-Zein, Melissa Bondy, and Margaret Wrensch -- Molecular genetics of tumors of the central nervous system / C. David James -- Molecular pathology of nervous system tumors / Catherine L. Nutt ... [et al.] -- Genetic modeling of glioma formation in mice / Martin Begemann ... [et al.] -- Biology of brain metastasis / Minsoo Kang ... [et al.] -- Analysis of neural precursor cells in the context of origin of brain tumors, their treatment, and repair of treatment-associated damage / Mark Noble and Joerg Dietrich -- Biology of primitive neuroectodermal tumors / John R. Hill, Shoichiro Ohta, and Mark A. Israel -- Molecular and cellular biology of the blood-brain barrier and its characteristics in brain tumors / Helga E. de Vries ... [et al.] -- Immune regulation in the brain : lessons from autoimmunity and implications for brain tumor therapy / Lois A. Lampson -- Genetic pathways in the evolution of gliomas / Hiroko Ohgaki and Paul Kleihues -- DNA damage and repair in the therapeutic response of tumors of the central nervous system / Henry S. Friedman, M. Eileen Dolan, and Francis Ali-Osman -- Role of urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor in human glioma invasion / Sanjeeva Mohanam and Jasti S. Rao -- Regulation of the cell cycle and apoptosis in human brain tumors / Juan Fueyo, Candelaria Gomez-Manzano, and Timothy J. McDonnell -- Systemic chemotherapy for metastatic tumors of the central nervous system / Charles A. Conrad and W.K. Alfred Yung -- Radiation biology and therapy of tumors of the central nervous system / Nalin Gupta ... [et al.] -- Advances in the management of cerebral metastases / Fadi Hanbali and Raymond Sawaya -- Immunotherapy of central nervous system tumors: contemporary cancer research / Amy B. Heimberger ... [et al.] -- Targeting drugs to tumors of the central nervous system / Maciej S. Lesniak, James Frazier, and Henry Brem -- Rational design and development of targeted brain tumor therapeutics / Francis Ali-Osman ... [et al.].
  • Brain tumors. 3rd ed. / 2011, ScienceDirect
    Meet the increasing need for effective brain tumor management with the highly anticipated revision of Brain Tumors by Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws. Over the past decade, enormous advances have been made in both the diagnosis and the surgical and radiotherapeutic management of brain tumors. This new edition guides you through the latest developments in the field, including hot topics like malignant gliomas, functional brain mapping, neurogenetics and the molecular biology of brain tumors, and biologic and gene therapy. You'll also have easy access to the complete contents online, with links to PubMed and a downloadable image library, at www.expertconsult.com. Benefit from the knowledge and experience of Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws, globally recognized experts in the field of neurosurgery, as well as many other world authorities.
  • Brain's eye. 1st ed. 2002, ScienceDirect
    Sect. ISaccadic eye movements /section editor, D.P. Munoz --1.Vying for dominance: dynamic interactions control visual fixation and saccadic initiation in the superior colliculus --2.Neural control of saccades --3.The latency of saccades toward auditory targets in humans --4.Contribution of the primate prefrontal cortex to the gap effect --5.Influence of stimulus characteristics on the latency of saccadic inhibition --6.Commentary: Saccadic eye movements: overview of neural circuitry --Sect. II.Change blindness and transsaccadic integration /section editor, J. Hyönä --7.Converging evidence for the detection of change without awareness --8.Blinks, blanks and saccades: how blind we really are for relevant visual events --9.Multiple-object permanence tracking: limitation in maintenance and transformation of perceptual objects --10.What information survives saccades in the real world? --11.Transsaccadic memory of position and form --12.Transsaccadic memory for visual object detail --13.Commentary: Changes --Sect. III.Smooth pursuit eye movements /section editors, W. Heide and D.P. Munoz --14.Non-target influences on the initiation of smooth pursuit eye movements --15.Integration of motion cues for the initiation of smooth pursuit eye movements --16.The role of expectancy and volition in smooth pursuit eye movements --19Commentary: Smooth pursuit eye movements: from low-level to high-level vision --Sect. IV. Eye-hand coordination /section editor, R. Radach --20.Cortical frames of reference for eye-hand coordination --21.Neuropsychological perspectives on eye-hand coordination in visually-guided reaching --22.Visuomotor transformations for eye-hand coordination --23.Implications of distracter effects for the organization of eye movements, hand movements, and perception --24.Visual short-term memory and motor planning --25.Commentary: Coordination of eye and hand in time and space --Sect. V.Clinical aspects of eye movement research /section editor, W. Heide --26.Visual search in long-term cannabis users with early age of onset --27.Visual search in patients with left visual hemineglect --28.Saccadic adaptation in neurological disorders --29.Saccade sequences as markers for cerebral dysfunction following mild closed head injury --30.Cognition and the inhibitory control of saccades in schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease --31.Control of volitional and reflexive saccades in Tourette's syndrome --32.Oculomotor control in a group of very low birth weight (VLBW) children --33.A new framework for investigating both normal and abnormal eye movements --34.Commentary: Eye movement research with clinical populations --Subject index.
  • 1. Brain structures and consciousness -- 2. Binding problem of consciousness -- 3.Consciousness and functional connectivity -- 4. Binding problem and dissociated mind -- 5. The unconscious mind -- 6. Mind and space -- 7. The universe within.
  • A. Introduction / Harry Whitaker, C.U.M. Smith, and Stanley Finger -- Chronology / C.U.M. Smith -- B. Background. Introduction / The editors -- Brain and mind in the 'long' eighteenth century / C.U.M. Smith -- Enlightening neurosciences : microscopes and microscopy in the eighteenth century / Brian J. Ford -- Corpus curricula : medical education and the voluntary hospital movement / Jonathan Reinarz -- Some thoughts on the medical milieu in the last quarter of the eighteenth century as reflected in the life and activities of James Parkinson (1755-1824) / Christopher Gardner-Thrope --C. The nervous system. Introduction / The editors -- John Hunter's contribution to neuroscience / James L. Stone, James T. Goodrich, and George R. Cybulski -- William Cullen (1710-1790) and Robert Whytt (1714-1766) on the nervous system / Julius Rocca -- 1710 : the introduction of experimental nervous system physiology and anatomy by François Pourfour du Petit / Lawrence Kruger and Larry W. Swanson -- Irritable glue: the Haller-Whytt controversy on the mechanism of muscle contraction / Eugenio Frixione -- The taming of the electric ray : from an wonderful and dreadful "art" to "animal electricity" and "electric battery" / Marco Piccolino -- Luigi Galvani, physician, surgeon, physicist: from animal electricity to electro-physiology / Miriam Focaccia and Raffaella Simili -- D. Brain and behavior. Introduction / The editors -- The vision of William Porterfield / Nicholas J. Wade -- David Hartley's neural vibrations and psychological associations / Robert B. Glassman and Hugh W. Buckingham -- Charles Bonnet's neurophilosophy / Harry A. Whitaker and Yves Turgeon -- Swedenborg and localization theory / Ulf Norrsell --E. Medical theories and applications. Introduction / The editors -- Neuroscience in the work of Boerhaave and Haller / Peter J. Koehler -- Apoplexy : changing concepts in the eighteenth century / Catherine E. Storey -- Benjamin Franklin and the electrical cure for disorders of the nervous system / Stanley Finger -- Gentleman's magazine, the advent of medical electricity, and disorders of the nervous system / Hannah Sypher Locke and Stanley Finger -- Therapeutic attractions: early applications of electricity to the art of healing / Paola Bertucci -- John Wesley on the estimation and cure of nervous disorders / James G. Donat -- Franz Anton Mesmer and the rise and fall of animal magnetism : dramatic cures, controversy, and ultimately a triumph for the scientific method / Douglas J. Lanska and Joseph T. Lanska -- Hysteria in the eighteenth century / Diana Faber --F. Cultural consequences. Introduction / The editors -- Technological metaphors and the anatomy of representations in eighteenth-century French materialism and dualist mechanism / Timo Kaitaro -- Explorations of the brain, mind and medicine in the writings of Jonathan Swift / Marjorie Perlman Lorch -- Temperament and the long shadow of nerves in the eighteenth century / George Rousseau.
  • Chapter 1. Nerve cells and synapses -- Chapter 2. Central nervous system basics- the brain and spinal cord -- Chapter 3. A map of the brain -- Chapter 4. Peripheral nerves -- Chapter 5. Command and control- the motor systems -- Chapter 6. Gathering information- the sensory systems -- Chapter 7. The human cerebral cortex -- Chapter 8. Higher level functions consciousness, learning, memory, and emotions -- Chapter 9. When things go wrong- brain disease and injury -- Chapter 10. The development of the brain and spinal cord -- Chapter 11. Techniques for studying the brain.
  • Brainstem disorders 2011, Springer
  • Brainwashed 2013, ProQuest Safari
    In recent years, the advent of MRI technology seems to have unlocked the secrets of the human mind, revealing the sources of our deepest desires, intentions, and fears. In this book, the authors argue that the explanatory power of brain scans in particular and neuroscience more generally has been vastly overestimated. Although acknowledging its tremendous potential, they believe that the overzealous application of the burgeoning field of brain science has put innocent people in jail, prevented addicts from healing themselves, and undermined notions of free will and responsibility.
  • pt. 2 ScienceDirect
  • Overview -- Diagnostic studies -- Neurologic symptoms -- Direct complications of cancer -- Indirect complications of cancer -- Complications of cancer therapy -- Neurologic complications of specific malignancies.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome 2007, Springer
  • Cat primary visual cortex 2002, ScienceDirect
    The concept of cat primary visual cortex / Bertram R. Payne and Alan Peters -- Optical imaging of functional architecture in cat primary visual cortex / Mark Hubener and Tobias Bonhoeffer -- 2-Deoxyglucose architecture of cat primary visual cortex / Siegrid Lowel -- Functional mapping in the cat primary visual cortex using high magnetic fields / Dae-Shik Kim, Timothy Q. Duong, Kamil Ugurbil, and Seong-Gi Kim -- Relationships of LGN afferents and cortical efferents to cytochrome oxidase blobs / Joanne A. Matsubara and Jamie D. Boyd -- Influence of topography and ocular dominance on the functional organization of callosal connections in cat striate cortex / Jaime F. Olavarria -- Essential and sustaining LGN inputs to cat primary visual cortex / Theodore G. Weyand -- Integration of thalmic inputs to cat primary visual cortex / R. Clay Reid, Jose-Manuel Alonso, and W. Martin Usrey -- The emergence of direction selectivity in cat primary visual cortex / Allen L. Humphrey and Alan B. Saul -- Long-range intrinsic connections in cat primary visual cortex / Kerstin E. Schmidt and Siegrid Lowell -- Pharmacological studies on receptive field architecture / Ulf T. Eysel -- Orientation selectivity and its modulation by local and long-range connections in visual cortex / David Somers, Valentin Dragoi, and Mriganka Sur -- Response synchronization, gamma oscillations, and perceptual binding in cat primary visual cortex / Wolf Singer -- The special relationship between B Retinal ganglion cells and cat primary visual cortex / Bertram R. Payne and R. Jarrett Rushmore -- Primary visual cortex within the cortico-cortico-thalmic network / Jack W. Scannell and Malcolm P. Young -- Behavioral analyses of the contributions of cat primary visual cortex to vision / Donald E. Mitchell -- Index.
  • Methodological considerations in the evaluation of cell cycle in the central nervous system / Richard A. Prayson -- Neural stem cells / Philippe Taupin -- Progenitors and precursors of neurons and glial cells / Monika Bradl -- Vaculogenesis and angiogenesis / Gerald A. Grant and Damir Janigro -- Neuronal migration and malformation of cortical development / Giorgio Battaglia and Stefania Bassanini -- Genome-wide expression profiling of neurogenesis in relation to cell cycle exit / P. Roy Walker ... [et al.] -- Neurogenesis and apoptotic cell death / Klaus van Leyen ... [et al.] -- Ion channels and cell cycle / Annarosa Arcangeli and Andrea Becchetti -- Nonsynaptic GABAergic communication and postnatal neurogenesis / Xiuxin Liu, Anna Bolteus, and Angélique Bordey -- Critical roles of Ca2+ and K+ homeostasis in apoptosis / Shan Ping Yu -- Mammalian neural stem-cell renewal / Yvan Arsenijevic -- Methods of determining apoptosis in neuro-oncology: review of the literature / Brian T. Ragel ... [et al.] -- Cell cycle, neurological disorders, and reactive gliosis / Kerri L. Hallene and Damir Janigro -- Potassium channels, cell cycle and tumorigenesis in the central nervous system / Gabriele Dini, Erin V. Ilkanich, and Damir Janigro -- Enhanced neurogenesis following neurological disease / Philippe Taupin -- Endothelial injury and cell cycle re-entry / Ljiliana Krizanac-Bengez -- The contribution of bone marrow-derived cells to cerebrovascular formation and integrity / David Kobiler and John Glod -- Microvessel remodeling in cerebral ischemia / Danica B. Stanimirovic, Maria J. Moreno, and Arsalan S. Haqqani -- Vascular and neuronal effects of VEGF in the nervous system: implications for neurological disorders / Lieve Moons, Peter Carmeliet, and Mieke Dewerchin -- Epidermal growth factor receptor in the adult brain / Carmen Estrada and Antonio Villalobo -- Neurodegeneration and loss of cell cycle control in postmitotic neurons / Randall D. York, Samantha A. Cicero, and Karl Herrup -- Cell cycle activation and the amyloid-[beta] protein in Alzheimer's disease / Katarzyna A. Gustaw ... [et al.] -- Neuronal precursor proliferation and epileptic malformations of cortical development / Jorge A González-Martínez, William E. Bingaman, and Imad M. Najm -- Vascular differentiation and cell cycle / Luca Cucullo -- Adult neurogenesis and central nervous system cell cycle analysis: novel tools for exploration of the neural causes and correlates of psychiatric disorders / Amelia J. Eisch and Chitra D. Mandyam -- Neurogenesis and Alzheimer's disease: compensation, crisis, or chaos? / Gemma Casadesus ... [et al.] -- P53 and multidrug resistance transporters in the central nervous system / Shirley Teng and Micheline Piquette-Miller -- Signaling modules in glial tumors and implications for molecular therapy / Gurpreet S. Kapoor and Donald M. O'Rourke -- Detection of proliferation in gliomas by positron emission tomography imaging / Alexander M. Spence ... [et al.] -- Transition of normal astrocytes into a tumor phenotype / Sean E. Aeder and Isa M. Hussaini -- Mechanisms of gliomagenesis / Wei Zhang and Howard A. Fine -- Cell cycle of encapsulated cells / Roberto Dal Toso and Sara Bonsiegna -- Viral vector delivery to dividing cells / Yoshinaga Saeki -- Electrical stimulation and angiogenesis: electrical signals have direct effects on endothelial cells / Min Zhao -- Development and potential therapeutic aspects of mammalian neural stem cells / L. Bai, S.L. Gerson, and R.H. Miller -- Mammalian Sir2 proteins: a role in epilepsy and ischemia / Barbara Aumayr and Damir Janigro.
  • Current views of the embryonic and neural stem cell : cell replacement or molecular repair? / Roya Sabetrasekh ... [et al.] -- Developing novel cell sources for transplantation in Parkinson's disease / Nicolaj S. Christophersen ... [et al.] -- Neural transplantation in the nonhuman primate model of Parkinson's disease / Kimberly B. Bjugstad and John R. Sladek, Jr. -- Cell-based therapy for Huntington's disease / Claire M. Kelly, Stephen B. Dunnett, and Anne E. Rosser -- Use of bone marrow stem cells as therapy for behavioral deficits in rodent models of Huntington's disease / Gary L. Dunbar, Justin D. Oh-Lee, and Laurent Lescaudron -- Human neuroteratocarcinoma cells as a neural progenitor graft source for cell transplantation in stroke / Cesario V. Borlongan ... [et al.] --Therapeutic applications of bone marrow-derived stem cells in neurologic injury and disease / C. Dirk Keene ... [et al.] -- Cell therapy for models of pain and traumatic brain injury / Mary Eaton and Jacqueline Sagen -- The use of sertoli cells in neural transplantation / Dwaine F. Emerich, Cesario V. Borlongan, and Craig Halberstadt -- The choroids plexus : a novel graft source for neural transplantation / Cesario V. Borlongan ... [et al.] -- Progress and challenges in immunoisolation for CNS cell therapy / Christopher G. Thanos and Dwaine F. Emerich -- Evidence-based methodology for advancing neural reconstruction / Stephen Polgar -- Hematopoietic cell therapy for brain repair / Martina Vendrame and Alison E. Willing -- Stem cells and regenerative medicine : commercial and pharmaceutical implications / L. Eduardo Cruz and Silvia P. Azevedo.
  • Stroke remains one of the main causes of death and disability worldwide. Effective therapy for stroke recovery remains an unmet need. Much hope and promises are placed on cell-based therapies. The aim of this book is to provide focused yet comprehensive reviews on the current state of cell-based approaches in the treatment of stroke. The topics covered include experimental data on functional outcome after intravascular and intracerebral delivery of cells in stroke animals, followed by translational chapters which will rely heavily on the use of different imaging modalities in the tracking of cells. The last and most challenging part will describe the early phase of clinical studies, providing guidelines for future research and clinical applications. Clearly and concisely written, this text will be a useful resource for neurologists, radiologists, and neuroscientists interested in cell transplantation as a therapeutic strategy for stroke patients.
  • Age-related macular degeneration: clinical findings, histopathology, and imaging techniques / Zarbin, M.A.; Casaroli-Marano, R.P.; Rosenfeld, P.J. -- General pathophysiology in retinal degeneration / Wert, K.J.; Lin, J.H.; Tsang, S.H. -- Juvenile-onset macular degeneration and allied disorders / North, V.; Gelman, R.; Tsang, S.H. -- Diagnosis and complementary examinations / Menghini, M.; Duncan, J.L. -- Stem cells for retinal repair / Stern, J.; Temple, S. -- Differentiation of pluripotent stem cells into retinal pigmented epithelium / Croze, R.H.; Clegg, D.O. -- Neural retinal regeneration with pluripotent stem cells / Ramsden, C.M.; Powner, M.B.; Carr, A.-J.F.; Smart, M.J.K.; da Cruz, L.; Coffey, P.J. -- Stem cells, retinal ganglion cells and glaucoma / Sluch, V.M.; Zack, D.J. -- Stem cells : immunology and immunomodulation / Tena, A.; Sachs, D.H. -- Biochemical restoration of aged human Bruch's membrane : experimental studies to improve retinal pigment epithelium transplant survival and differentiation / Sugino, I.K.; Sun, Q.; Cheewatrakoolpong, N.; Malcuit, C.; Zarbin, M.A. -- Approaches to cell delivery : substrates and scaffolds for cell therapy / Kundu, J.; Michaelson, A.; Baranov, P.; Young, M.J.; Carrier, R.L. -- Microdevice-based cell therapy for age-related macular degeneration / Lu, B.; Tai, Y.-C.; Humayun, M.S. -- Cell and gene therapy / Rao, R.C.; Zacks, D.N. -- Cellular manufacturing for clinical applications / Sheu, J.; Klassen, H.; Bauer, G. -- Regulatory issues in cell-based therapy for clinical purposes / Casaroli-Marano, R.P.; Tabera, J.; Vilarrodona, A.; Trias, E.
  • Cell cycle activation in neurons: the final exit of brain-morpho-dysregulation / Thomas Arendt -- Paved with good intentions: the link between cell cycle and cell death in the mammalian central nervous system / Yan Yang and Karl Herrup -- The role of presenilins in the cell cycle and apoptosis / Mervyn J. Monteiro -- Cell cycle activation and cell death in the nervous system / Zsuzsanna Nagy -- Cell cycle and chromosome segregation defects in Alzheimer's disease / Huntington Potter -- Alzheimer disease-a new beginning or a final exit? / Mark E. Obrenovich ... [et al.] -- From cell cycle activation to the inhibition of the WNT pathway: a hypothesis of how neurons die in response to B-Amyloid / Agata Copani ... [et al.].
  • Cellular and Molecular Control of Neuronal Migration provides an up-to-date collection of reviews on the molecular and cellular principles of neuronal migration in the mammalian brain. Over the last decades a rich catalogue of signaling molecules controlling neuronal migration has been compiled, and within this book an international panel of experts provides up-to-date discussions of the state of knowledge how these distinct signaling pathways regulate various aspects of neuronal migration. This book introduces the reader to the latest discoveries and concepts of neuronal migration enabled through the application of most sophisticated methods and cutting edge experimental approaches. Cellular and Molecular Control of Neuronal Migration also provides an update on the underlying cellular and molecular basis of neurodevelopmental migration disorders in human patients for all interested neuroscientists and clinicians.
  • The genetic, molecular, and cellular mechanisms of neural development are essential for understanding evolution and disorders of neural systems. Recent advances in genetic, molecular, and cell biological methods have generated a massive increase in new information, but there is a paucity of comprehensive and up-to-date syntheses, references, and historical perspectives on this important subject. The Comprehensive Developmental Neuroscience series is designed to fill this gap, offering the most thorough coverage of this field on the market today and addressing all aspects of how the nervous system and its components develop. Particular attention is paid to the effects of abnormal development and on new psychiatric/neurological treatments being developed based on our increased understanding of developmental mechanisms. Each volume in the series consists of review style articles that average 15-20pp and feature numerous illustrations and full references. Volume 2 offers 56 high level articles devoted mainly to Formation of Axons and Dendrites, Migration, Synaptogenesis, Developmental Sequences in the Maturation of Intrinsic and Synapse Driven Patterns. Series offers 144 articles for 2904 full color pages addressing ways in which the nervous system and its components developFeatures leading experts in various subfields as Section Editors and article AuthorsAll articles peer reviewed by Section Editors to ensure accuracy, thoroughness, and scholarshipVolume 2 sections include coverage of mechanisms which regulate: the formation of axons and dendrites, cell migration, synapse formation and maintenance during development, and neural activity, from cell-intrinsic maturation to early correlated patterns of activity.
  • "The field of critical care medicine is in the midst of a dramatic change. Technological and scientific advances during the last decade have resulted in a fundamental change in the way we view disease processes, such as sepsis, shock, acute lung injury, and traumatic brain injury. Pediatric intensivists have been both witness to and active participants in bringing about these changes and it is imperative that all physicians caring for critically ill children in this new era have a thorough understanding of the applicability of these modern developments to the care of patients at the bedside and to keep up with the rapidly evolving field of critical care medicine. Neurologic emergencies are a common reason for admission to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). A thorough understanding of the diseases and disorders affecting the pediatric central nervous system is vital for any physician or health care provider working in the PICU. The Central Nervous System in Pediatric Critical Illness and Injury has been written by an international panel of experts to provide readers with an in-depth discussion on the resuscitation, stabilization, and ongoing care of the critically ill or injured child with central nervous system dysfunction. This book is therefore absolutely crucial for anyone working in the PICU, from physicians, residents and fellows in critical care, neurology, and pediatrics to specialist nurses and support personnel on the PICU and all medical professionals who are involved in the management of these patients."--Publisher's website.
  • The Essentials in Cytopathology book series fulfills the need for an easy-to-use and authoritative synopsis of site specific topics in cytopathology. These guide books fit into the lab coat pocket and are ideal for portability and quick reference. Each volume is heavily illustrated with a full color art program, while the text follows a user-friendly outline format. Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology covers the full spectrum of benign and malignant conditions of the CNS with emphasis on common disorders. The volume is heavily illustrated and contains useful algorithms that guide the reader through the differential diagnosis of common and uncommon entities encountered in the field of intraoperative neuro-cytopathology. Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology is a valuable quick reference for pathologists, cytopathologists, and fellows and trainees dealing with this exigent field.
  • Introduction to brain metastasis /Diane Palmieri --Molecular biology of brain metastasis /Stephan Woditschka ... [et al.] --Brain microenvironment /Mami Noda --Vascular permeability within brain metastases /Chris E. Adkins ... [et al.] --Imaging experimental brain metastases /Amanda M. Hamilton and Paula J. Foster --Possibilities of targeted therapies for brain metastasis /Frank Winkler --Surgery for brain metastasis /Douglas L. Stofko, Robert J. Weil, and Steven A. Toms --Is there a role for systemic chemotherapy in the treatment of brain metastases /Marc C. Chamberlain --Radiation therapy of CNS metastases /DeeDee Smart --Leptomeningeal metastasis /Priscilla K. Brastianos, Charilaos H. Brastianos, and April F. Eichler --Quality of life with CNS metastasis /Lauren A. Chandler and Kathleen L. Fuchs.
  • This revised and enlarged edition of Cerebral Angiography, which includes new angiographic studies and illustrative drawings, offers detailed guidance on diagnostic use of the procedure. The first part of the book describes the normal anatomy of the cerebral arteries and veins, with attention to morphological aspect, embryological development, function, and vascular territories. The intraorbital and extracranial vascularization is also considered. The reader will gain a sound knowledge of normal vascular anatomy and its variations that will serve as a basis for the correct interpretation of pathological processes and their clinical significance, as covered in the second part of the book. Among the pathologies considered are vascular abnormalities, including angiomas, fistulas and aneurysms; atherosclerotic and non-atherosclerotic stenosis and occlusion of the cerebral vessels; venous thrombosis; intraorbital and extracranial vascular malformations. Pathogenesis, morphological and dynamic aspects, responsible for clinical symptoms and influencing the therapy are described. While the emphasis throughout is on the diagnostic value of cerebral angiography, many examples of endovascular treatment in different pathological situations are also presented, with discussion of indications, risks and results.
  • Historical Perspectives in Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury and in Situating Disruption in CBF in the Pathotrajectory of Head Trauma / Christopher Betrus and Christian W. Kreipke -- Situating Cerebral Blood Flow in the Pathotrajectory of Head Trauma / Justin Graves, Christopher Betrus and Jose A. Rafols -- Modeling of Traumatic Brain Injury and its Implications in Studying the Pathology of Repeated Mild Impacts to the Head / Michael J. Kane, Mariana Angoa Pérez, Denise I. Briggs, David C. Viano and Christian W. Kreipke, et al. -- The Presence of Venous Damage and Microbleeds in Traumatic Brain Injury and the Potential Future Role of Angiographic and Perfusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging / E. M. Haacke, Waqar Raza, Bo Wu and Zhifeng Kou -- Situating the Endothelin System in the Pathotrajectory of TBI-Induced Changes in Hemodynamics / Anthony Kropinski, Paula Dore-Duffy and Christian W. Kreipke -- Age and Sex Differences in Cerebral Blood Flow and Autoregulation after Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury / William M. Armstead and Monica S. Vavilala -- New Frontiers in Clinical Trials Aimed at Improving Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury / Christian W. Kreipke, Anthony Kropinski, Justin Graves, David Tiesma and Michael Kaufman, et al.
  • Cerebral hemorrhage 2008, Springer
  • Cerebral palsy 2005, Springer
  • Cerebral palsy in infancy 2014, ScienceDirect
    This is a thought-provoking book which introduces a new way of thinking on the development and use of interventions. Relevant to current practice, it advocates early, targeted activity that is focused on increasing muscle activation, training basic actions and minimizing (or preventing) mal-adaptive changes to muscle morphology and function. The authors present recent scientific findings in brain science, movement sciences (developmental biomechanics, motor control mechanisms, motor learning, exercise science) and muscle biology. This knowledge provides the rationale for active intervention, underpinning the need for an early referral to appropriate services. The book features methods for promoting relatively intensive physical activity in young infants without placing a burden on parents which include assistive technologies such as robotics, electronic bilateral limb trainers and baby treadmills. This book begins by specifying the guidelines for training and exercise, outlining the rationale for such intervention. It goes on to cover the fundamentals of neuromotor plasticity and the development and negative effects of limited motor activity on brain organization and corticospinal tract development. Neuromuscular adaptations to impairments and inactivity are discussed along with the General Movement assessment that can provide early diagnosis and prognosis, facilitating very early referral from paediatric specialists to training programs. The book ends with a section featuring various methods of training with the emphasis on preventing/minimizing muscle contracture, stimulating biomechanically critical muscle activity and joint movement.
  • Cerebral vasospasm 2013, Springer
    The book contains 48 articles presented at the 11th International Conference on Cerebral Vasospasm held in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, in July 2011. This collection of papers represents a cross-section of the enormous progress that has been made towards a thorough understanding and effective treatment of neurovascular events following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, including cerebral vasospasm. It is of interest to clinicians who wish to apply state-of-the-art knowledge to their management of this devastating condition and to basic scientists wishing to expand their understanding of cerebrovascular and neural pathophysiology related to subarachnoid hemorrhage.
  • Changing brains. 1st ed. 2013, ScienceDirect
    Part 1. Brain plasticity across the lifespan. Chapter 1. Balancing plasticity/stability across brain development / Anne E. Takesian, Takao K. Hensch. Chapter 2. Brain plasticity in the developing brain / Bryan Kolb, Richelle Mychasiuk, Arif Muhammad, Robbin Gibb. Chapter 3. Cortical plasticity, excitatory-inhibitory balance, and sensory perception / Iona Carcea, Robert C. Froemke. Chapter 4. Changes in plasticity across the lifespan : cause of disease and target for intervention / Lindsay Oberman, Alvaro Pascual-Leone. Chapter 5. What does it take to show that a cognitive training procedure is useful? : a critical evaluation / Nori Jacoby, Merav Ahissar. Chapter 6. Principles of neuroplasticity-based rehabilitation / Mor Nahum, Hyunkyu Lee, Michael M. Merzenich -- Part 2. Brain plasticity-based therapies for the treatment of developmental disorders. Chapter 7. Fast ForWord® : the birth of the neurocognitive training revolution / Paula Tallal. Chapter 8. Music training for the development of reading skills / Adam Tierney, Nina Krauss. Chapter 9. Mechanisms of plasticity in the developing and adult visual cortex / Mriganka Sur, Ikue Nagakura, Naiyan Chen, Kiroki Sugihard. Chapter 10. Brain mechanisms of plasticity in response to treatments for core deficits in autism / Pamela E. Ventola, Devon Oosting, Laura C. Anderson, Kevin A. Pelphrey -- Part 3. Brain plasticity-based therapeutics for the treatment of clinical indications in the adult brain. Chapter 11. Targeting plasticity with vagus nerve stimulation to treat neurological disease / Seth A. Hays, Robert L. Rennaker, Michael P. Kilgard. Chapter 12. Computerized cognitive training targeting brain plasticity in schizophrenia / Bruno Biagianti, Sophia Vinogradov. Chapter 13. The nonspacial side of spacial neglect and related approaches to treatment / Thomas M. Van Vleet, Joseph M. DeGutis. Chapter 14. A cognitive framework for understanding and improving interference resolution in the brain / Jyoti Mishra, Joaquin A. Anguera, David A. Ziegler, Adam Gazzaley. Chapter 15. Constraint-induced movement therapy : a method for harnessing neuroplasticity to treat motor disorders / Gitendra Uswatte, Edward Taub/ Chapter 16. Novelty interventions to enhance broad cognitive abilities and prevent dementia : synergistic approaches for the facilitation of positive plastic change / Patrick Fissler, Olivia Küster, Winfried Schlee, Iris-Tatjana Kolassa. Chapter 17. Decoding speech for understanding and treating aphasia / Brian N. Pasley ; Robert T. Knight.
  • "Written for Pain Management Practitioners, Oncologists, Oncology Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Pharmacologists, and Primary Care Practitioners, as well as students in these fields, this reference provides insight into chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain cancer survivors suffer. It reviews the basic and clinical research into the normal physiology of pain transmission pathways, neuropathic pain pathology, the chemotherapeutic drug mechanisms of action and adverse effects, chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, and drug discovery efforts for treatment. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this reference covers both basic science and clinical research, providing a unique insight into drug discovery efforts"--Provided by publisher.
  • Chiari malformations 2013, Springer
    "Once an uncommon clinical finding, the Chiari malformations are now frequently seen with the advent of more sophisticated imaging modalities. With more than one hundred years of experience with these entities, medicine currently has a much better understanding of the embryology and pathophysiology of the disorder. Long-term outcome studies are becoming more prevalent and patients are commonly operated on with generally favorable results. Comprehensive in design, the The Chiari malformations focuses on the two most common forms of hindbrain herniation, the Chiari I and II malformations. Since the original description and classification of hindbrain hernias more than one hundred and twenty years ago, the Chiari malformations have revealed much of their pathophysiology and have become easily diagnosed radiologically. Indeed with the availability of MRI, more and more patients are being labeled with the diagnosis but without symptoms or appropriate symptoms. Timely and an invaluable addition to the literature, The Chiari malformations thoroughly details the progress that has been made with our understanding of these conditions, their radiologic definition, details of operative intervention and prediction of outcome"-- From publisher's website.
  • Inherited metabolic diseases of the nervous system / John H. Menkes and William R. Wilcox -- Mitochondrial encephalomyopathies / Harvey B. Sarnat and John H. Menkes -- Heredodegenerative diseases / John H. Menkes -- Chromosomal anomalies and contiguous-gene syndromes / John H. Menkes and Rena E. Falk -- Neuroembryology, genetic programming, and malformations of the nervous system / Harvey B. Sarnat ... [et al.] -- Perinatal asphyxia and trauma / John H. Menkes and Harvey B. Sarnat -- Infections of the nervous system / Bernard L. Maria, James F. Bale, Jr., and G. Ellis Ziel -- Autoimmune and postinfectious diseases / Agustin Legido ... [et al.] -- Postnatal trauma and injuries by physical agents / John H. Menkes and Richard G. Ellenbogen -- Toxic and nutritional disorders / John H. Menkes -- Tumors of the nervous system / Bernard L. Maria and John H. Menkes -- Neurocutaneous syndromes / Bernard L. Maria and John H. Menkes -- Cerebrovascular disorders / Cesar C. Santos and E. Steve Roach -- Paroxysmal disorders / Raman Sankar ... [et al.] -- Headaches and nonepileptic episodic disorders / A. David Rothner and John H. Menkes -- Diseases of the motor unit / John H. Menkes and Harvey B. Sarnat -- Neurologic manifestations of systemic illness / S. Robert Snodgrass -- Disorders of mental development / Marcel Kinsbourne and Frank Wood.
  • During the past decade, significant advances have been made in the field of neurodevelopmental disorders, resulting in a considerable impact on conceptualization, diagnostics, and practice. The second edition of Child Neuropsychology: Assessment and Interventions for Neurodevelopmental Disorders brings readers up to speed clearly and authoritatively, offering the latest information on neuroimaging technologies, individual disorders, and effective treatment of children and adolescents. Starting with the basics of clinical child neuropsychology and functional anatomy, the authors present a transactional framework for assessment, diagnosis, and intervention. The book carefully links structure and function - and behavioral and biological science - for a more nuanced understanding of brain development and of pathologies as varied as pervasive developmental disorders, learning disabilities, neuromotor dysfunction, seizure disorders, and childhood cancers. This volume features a range of salient features valuable to students as well as novice and seasoned practitioners alike, including: overview chapters that discuss the effects of biogenic and environmental factors on neurological functioning; new emphasis on multicultural/cross-cultural aspects of neuropsychology and assessment; brand new chapters on interpretation, neuropsychological assessment process, and report writing; an integrative model of neurological, neuroradiological, and psychological assessment and diagnosis; balanced coverage of behavioral, pharmacological, and educational approaches to treatment; case studies illustrating typical and distinctive presentations and successful diagnosis, treatment planning, and intervention; and important practice updates, including the new HIPAA regulations. Child Neuropsychology, 2nd Edition, is vital reading for school, clinical child, and counseling psychologists as well as neuropsychologists.
  • It is only natural for someone in pain to attend to the body part that hurts. Yet this book tells the story of persistent pain having negative effects on brain function. The contributors, all leading experts in their respective fields of pain electrophysiology, brain imaging, and animal models of pain, strive to synthesize compelling and, in some ways, connected hypotheses with regard to pain-related changes in the brain. Together, they contribute their clinical, academic, and theoretical expertise in a comprehensive overview that attempts to define the broader philosophical context of pain (disentangling sensical from nonsensical claims), list the changes known to take place in the brains of individuals with chronic pain and animal models of pain, address the possible causes and mechanisms underlying these changes, and detail the techniques and analytical methods at our disposal to "visualize" and study these changes. Philosophical and social concepts of pain; testimonials of chronic-pain patients. Clinical data from pain patients' brains. Advances in noninvasive brain imaging for pain patients. Combining theoretical and empirical approaches to the analysis of pain-related brain function. Manipulation of brain function in animal models. Emerging neurotechnology principles for pain diagnostics and therapeutics.
  • Cilia are tiny microtubule-based organelles projecting from the plasma membrane of practically all cells in the body. In the past 10 years a flurry of research has indicated a crucial role of this long-neglected organelle in the development and function of the central nervous system. A common theme of these studies is the critical dependency of signal transduction of the Sonic hedgehog, and more recently, Wnt signaling pathways upon cilia to regulate fate decisions and morphogenesis. Both primary and motile cilia also play crucial roles in the function of the nervous system, including the primary processing of sensory information, the control of body mass, and higher functions such as behavior and cognition, serving as 'antennae' for neurons to sense and process their environment. In this book we describe the structure and function of cilia and the various tissues throughout the brain and spinal cord that are dependent upon cilia for their proper development and function.
  • Circuits in the brain 2009, Springer
  • Surface anatomy of the back and vertebral levels of clinically important structures / Barclay W. Bakkum -- General characteristics of the spine / Gregory D. Cramer -- General anatomy of the spinal cord / Susan A. Darby -- Muscles that influence the spine / Barclay W. Bakkum, Gregory D. Cramer -- The cervical region / Gregory D. Cramer -- The thoracic region / Gregory D. Cramer -- The lumbar region / Gregory D. Cramer -- The sacrum, sacroiliac joint, and coccyx / Gregory D. Cramer, Chae-Song Ro -- Neuroanatomy of the spinal cord / Susan A. Darby, Robert J. Frysztak -- Neuroanatomy of the autonomic nervous system / Susan A. Darby -- Pain of spinal origin / Gregory D. Cramer, Susan A. Darby, Robert J. Frysztak -- Development of the spine and spinal cord / Barclay W. Bakkum, William E. Bachop -- Unique anatomic features of the pediatric spine / Gregory D. Cramer -- Microscopic anatomy of the zygapophysial joints, intervertebral discs, and other major tissues of the back / Gregory D. Cramer, Barclay W. Bakkum.
  • Clinical Application of Neuromuscular Techniques, Volume 2 - The Lower Body discusses the theory and practice of the manual treatment of chronic pain, especially with regards to the soft tissues of the lower body.
  • Clinical functional MRI 2007, Springer
  • General aspects of epilepsies -- Epileptic seizures and their classification -- Status epilepticus -- Imitators of epileptic seizures -- Epileptic syndromes and their classification -- EEG and brain imaging -- Principles of therapy in the epilepsies -- Neonatal epileptic seizures and neonatal epileptic syndromes -- Idiopathic epileptic seizures and syndromes in infancy -- Epileptic encephalopathies in infancy and early childhood -- Severe neocortical epileptic syndromes in infancy and childhood -- Benign childhood focal seizures and related epileptic syndromes -- Idiopathic generalised epilepsies -- Familial (autosomal dominant) focal epilepsies -- Symptomatic and cryptogenic (probably symptomatic) focal epilepsies -- Reflex seizures and related epileptic syndromes -- Diseases frequently associated with epileptic seizures -- Pharmacopoeia.
  • Part I. Overview -- Defining insomnia / H.P. Attarian and M.L. Perlis -- Epidemiology of insomnia / Ritu Grewal and Karl Doghramji -- Physiological basis of insomnia / Michael H. Bonnet and Donna L. Arand -- Differential diagnosis of insomnia / Michael Saletu and Bernd Saletu -- Insomnia in primary care practice with a special focus for the midlevel practitioner / Nancy I. Resi -- Part II. Insomnia in special populations -- Behavioral insomnias of childhood: assessment and treatment / Daniel S. Lewin and Edward Huntley -- Insomnia in teens / John Garcia -- Insomnia during pregnancy / Beth Ann Ward -- Menopausal insomnia / Tarja Saaresranta, Päivi Polo-Kantola, and Olli Polo -- Sleep and aging: insomnia in the geriatric population / Clifford Singer and Francine Nanda -- Part III. The primary insomnias -- Psychophysiological insomnia / Mary B. O'Malley and Edward B. O'Malley -- Idiopathic insomnia / Garrick Applebee -- Paradoxical insomnia / Hrayr Attarian -- Sleep hygiene / Hrayr Attarian -- Part IV. The secondary insomnias -- Insomnia caused by medical disorders / Kenneth Plotkin -- Insomnia in neurological diseases and disorders / Federica Provini, Carolina Lombardi, and Elio Lugaresi -- Insomnia in psychiatric disorders / Samy S. Karaz -- Circadian rhythms and insomnia / Leon C. Lack and Helen R. Wright -- Insomnia secondary to sleep-related breathing disorders / Brooke G. Judd -- Insomnia as a presenting symptom of sleep-related movement disorders, hypersomnias and parasomnias / Keith J. Nagle -- Insomnia and pain disorders / Catherine C. Schuman and Melissa M. Clark -- Part V. Treatments -- Cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia / M.L. Perlis, M.T. Smith, C. Jungquist, S. Nowakowski, H. Orff, and J. Soeffing -- Pharmacological treatment of insomnia / Paula K. Schweitzer, Denise Troy Curry, Rhody D. Eisenstein, and James K. Walsh -- Part VI. Appendix. Contents/directory.
  • Clinical neuroanatomy 2011, Springer
  • Clinical neuroanatomy 2013 (27th ed.)., AccessMedicine
  • Clinical neuroanatomy 2008, Springer
  • Clinical neuroembryology 2006, Springer
    1. Overview of the development of the human brain and spinal cord / Hans J. ten Donkelaar and Ton van der Vliet -- 2. Mechanisms of development / Hans J. ten Donkelaar -- 3. Causes of congenital malformations / Martin Lammens, Hans J. ten Donkelaar, John M.G. van Vugt, Gerard van Noort, Michèl Willemsen and Ben Hamel -- 4. Neurulation and neural tube defects / Hans J. ten Donkelaar, Reinier A. Mullaart, Akira Hori and Kohei Shiota -- 5. The Neural crest and craniofacial malformations / Hans J. ten Donkelaar and Christl Vermeij-Keers -- 6. Development and developmental disorders of the spinal cord / Hans J. ten Donkelaar and Akira Hori -- 7. Development and developmental disorders of the brain stem / Hans J. ten Donkelaar, Martin Lammens, Johannes R.M. Cruysberg and Cor W.J.R. Cremers -- 8. Development and developmental disorders of the human cerebellum / Hans J. ten Donkelaar, Martin Lammens, Pieter Wesseling and Akira Hori -- 9. Development and developmental disorders of the forebrain / Hans J. ten Donkelaar, Martin Lammens, Johannes R.M. Cruysberg, Akira Hori, Kohei Shiota and Berit Verbist -- 10. Development and developmental disorders of the cerebral cortex / Hans J. ten Donkelaar, Martin Lammens, Willy Renier, Ben Hamel, Akira Hori and Berit Verbist.
  • Clinical neuroimmunology 2011, Springer
    MS: Pathology and Immunology -- MS: Epidemiology and Genetics -- MS: Clinical Features, Symptom Management, and Diagnosis -- Advances in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Multiple Sclerosis -- Disease Modifying Agents in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis -- Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis -- Is Multiple Sclerosis a Vascular Disease? -- Multiple Sclerosis: The Next 20 Years -- Introduction to Neuroimmunology -- Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis -- Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders -- The Neuroimmunology of Cancer -- Infections of the Central Nervous System -- The Neuroimmunology of Cortical Disease (Dementia, Epilepsy, and Autoimmune Encephalopathies) -- Autoimmune Movement Disorders -- CNS Vasculitis -- Principles of Immunotherapy -- Immunologic Disorders of Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle -- Autoimmune Neuropathies -- Systemic Autoimmune Diseases with Neurological Manifestations.
  • Clinical neurology (Appleton & Lange) 2012 (8th ed.), AccessMedicine
  • Clinical Neurology. 7th. ed. Lane Catalog record
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  • Clinical neurotherapy 2014, ScienceDirect
    Neurotherapy, sometimes called EEG biofeedback and/or neurobiofeedback involves techniques designed to manipulate brain waves through non-invasive means and are used as treatment for a variety of psychological and medical disorders. The disorders covered include ADHD, mood regulation, addiction, pain, sleep disorders, and traumatic brain injury. This book introduces specific techniques, related equipment and necessary training for the clinical practitioner. Sections focus on treatment for specific disorders and which individual techniques can be used to treat the same disorder and examples.
  • From the Publisher: The new Sixth Edition of this award-winning classic prepares its users for delivering expert care in this most challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation, and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stroke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders, and peripheral neuropathies. This edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes case studies, community nursing sections throughout, and increased coverage of normal pressure hydrocephalus, inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, and Creutzfeld-Jacob disease.
  • Mechanisms of functional recovery after stroke / Ko, S.-B.; Yoon, B.-W -- Diagnostic approach to functional recovery : functional magnetic resonance imaging in stroke / Havsteen, I. ... [et al.] -- Diagnostic approach to functional recovery : diffusion-weighted imaging and tractography / Raffin, E.; Dyrby, T -- Compensatory development of the contralateral pyramidal tract after experimental cerebral ischemia / Takatsuru, Y.; Nakamura, K.; Nabekura, J -- Compensatory contribution of the contralateral pyramidal tract after stroke / Otsuka, N. ... [et al.] -- Regeneration of neuronal cells following cerebral injury / Dailey, T. ... [et al.] -- Translational challenge for cell therapy following stroke / Kuroda, S.; Houkin, K. -- Experimental and clinical challenge for neuroregeneration following stroke / Kasahara, Y.; Ihara, M.; Taguchi, M. -- Therapeutic drug approach to stimulate clinical recovery after brain injury / Krieger, D.W. -- Rehabilitation and plasticity / Luft, A.R. -- A brain-computer interface to support functional recovery / Kjaer, T.W.; Sorensen, H.B. -- Novel methods to study aphasia recovery after stroke / Hartwigsen, G.; Siebner, H.R. -- Role of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in stroke rehabilitation / Pinter, M.M.; Brainin, M. -- Influence of therapeutic hypothermia on regeneration after cerebral ischemia / Yenari, M.A.; Han, H.S. -- Reasonable suppression of body weight with high-voltage electric potential therapy in humans: a translational study to increase brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels in the brain / Hiroji, Y. ... [et al.] -- Prevention of post-stroke disuse muscle atrophy with a free radical scavenger / Naritomi, H.
  • Carbamazepine -- Felbamate -- Gabapentin -- Lamotrigine -- Levetiracetam -- Oxcarbazepine -- Phenobarbital, primidone -- Phenytoin -- Pregabalin -- Tiagabine -- Topiramate -- Valproic -- Zonisamide.
  • CNS cancer 2009, Springer
    Covers three areas of research in brain tumors: a) animal models for brain tumors, including spontaneous occurrence of brain tumors in mammals, transgenic models in rodents and transplant models; b) Prognostic factors and biomarkers; c) Therapeutic targets and targeting approaches to brain tumors.
  • CNS infections 2014, Springer
    "This clinically oriented book covers selected infections of the central nervous system which are of considerable current interest. Aspects that are less well documented, such as spinal cord infections, central nervous system infections in patients with cancer, tropical infections, healthcare-associated ventriculitis or meningitis, and immunological problems in the international traveler are also discussed, as these are all problems relevant to daily practice."--Publisher's website.
  • This new graduate level textbook, Cognition and Acquired Language Disorders: An Information Processing Approach, addresses the cognitive aspects of language and communication. It assembles the most recent information on this topic, addressing normal cognitive processing for language in adults, the cognitive impairments underlying language disorders arising from a variety of neurologic conditions, and current assessment and treatment strategies for the management of these disorders. The text is organized using an information processing approach to acquired language disorders, and thus can be set apart from texts that rely upon a more traditional, syndrome-based approach (e.g., stroke, dementia, and traumatic brain injury). This approach facilitates the description and treatment of acquired language disorders across many neurologic groups when particular cognitive deficits are identified. Other useful features of the text include assessment and treatment protocols that are based on current evidence. These protocols provide students and clinicians a ready clinical resource for managing language disorders due to deficits in attention, memory, linguistic operations, and executive functions. Unique process-oriented approach organizes content by cognitive processes instead of by syndromes so you can apply the information and treatment approaches to any one of many neurologic groups with the same cognitive deficit. Cognitive domains are described as they relate to communication rather than separated as they are in many other publications where they are treated as independent behaviors. A separate section on normal processing includes five chapters providing a strong foundation for understanding the factors that contribute to disordered communication and its management. The evidence-based approach promotes best practices for the most effective management of patients with cognitive-communication disorders. Coverage of the cognitive aspects of communication helps you meet the standards for certification in speech-language pathology. A strong author team includes two lead authors who are well known and highly respected in the academic community, along with expert contributors, ensuring a comprehensive, advanced clinical text/reference.
  • Cognitive enhancement 2013, Springer
    Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Cognitive Enhancement --Pharmacological Neuroenhancement: Substances and Epidemiology /Andreas G. Franke, Klaus Lieb --Psychopharmacological Neuroenhancement: Evidence on Safety and Efficacy /Dimitris Repantis --A Bubble of Enthusiasm: How Prevalent Is the Use of Prescription Stimulants for Cognitive Enhancement? /Bradley Partridge --Modeling the Effects of Modafinil on Selective Attention Electroencephalographic Neural Correlates /Carlos Trenado --Behavioral Neuroenhancement /Martin Dresler --The Influence of Sports on Cognitive Task Performance - A Critical Overview /Pavel Dietz --The Human Experiment: How We Won't Win the Rat Race. What Can We Learn from Brain Stimulation in Humans and Rats About Enhancing the Functional Neurobiology of Higher Cognitive Functions? /Colleen A. Dockery --Philosophical and Ethical Aspects of Cognitive Enhancement --Better Brains or Bitter Brains? The Ethics of Neuroenhancement /Kirsten Brukamp --Cognitive Enhancement - To What End? /Michael Hauskeller --Nano-bionic Devices for the Purpose of Cognitive Enhancement: Toward a Preliminary Ethical Framework /Frédéric Gilbert --Cognitive-Enhancing Drugs, Behavioral Training and the Mechanism of Cognitive Enhancement /Emma Peng Chien --What Is Cognitive Enhancement and Is It Justified to Point Out This Kind of Enhancement Within the Ethical Discussion? /Roland Kipke --No Pain, No Gain? Objections to the Use of Cognitive Enhancement on the Basis of Its Potential Effects on the Value of Achievement /Lisa Forsberg --Does the Cognitive Enhancement Debate Call for a Renewal of the Deliberative Role of Bioethics? /Cynthia Forlini, Eric Racine --Sociological, Political and Legal Aspects of Cognitive Enhancement --The Biopolitics of Cognitive Enhancement /Peter B. Reiner --Are We Heading Towards an 'Enhancement Society'? /Armin Grunwald --Leveling the Playing Field: Fairness in the Cognitive Enhancement Debate /Greta Wagner --My Mind Is Mine!? Cognitive Liberty as a Legal Concept /Jan-Christoph Bublitz --Cognitive Enhancement and Criminal Behavior /Elizabeth Shaw --Enhanced Control and Criminal Responsibility /John Danaher.
  • 1. History of Cognitive Rehabilitation -- 2. The Role of Assessment in Treatment Planning -- 3. Treatment Strategies -- 4. Cognitive Remediation with NeurXercise -- 5. Treatment Generalization and Ecological Validity -- 6. A NeurXercise Casebook -- 7. Conclusions -- Appendicies A-N.
  • Cognitive systems 2006, ScienceDirect
    Self-organization in the nervous system / David Willshaw -- Large-scale, small-scale systems / Jim Austin ... [et al.] -- Representation / Vincent Walsh and Simon Laughlin -- Sensory processing / Lionel Tarassenko and Mike Denham -- Speech and language / William D. Marslen-Wilson -- Action / Philip Barnard and Peter Redgrave -- Social cognition / Uta Frith and Sarah-Jayne Blakemore -- Motivation, planning and interaction / Nicholas R. Jennings and Anthony G. Cohn ... [et al.] -- Learning and memory / Richard Morris ... [et al.] -- Memory, reasoning and learning / Kieron O'Hara ... [et al.] -- Advanced neuroscience technologies / Bashir Ahmed ... [et al.] -- Applications and impact / Bill Sharpe.
  • Describes the COMPASS model for working with preschool and elementary age students with autism spectrum disorders. This book offers a framework for individualized assessment and program planning based in students' life experiences along with family and teacher input. At the same time, its two-tiered consultation/coaching strategy is designed to minimize the setbacks that occur even in optimal family and classroom situations. Featured in the text: theory and rationale behind COMPASS; self-evaluation tools for assessing core skills and competencies; guidelines for writing effective Individual Education Programs and the COMPASS Action Plan; detailed instructions for implementing Action Plans and monitoring progress; case studies of the COMPASS program in real-life situations; a complete kit of forms, scales, and checklists.
  • One of the challenges the field of clinical neuropsychology faces is to develop an assessment process that is relevant and responsive to the needs of patients. This book describes developments in methods of neuropsychological assessment feedback that involve patients in an open exchange of information and results.
  • Basic elements of the nervous system -- Spinal cord and spinal nerves -- Brain stem and cranial nerves -- Cerebellum -- Diencephalon -- Telencephalon -- Cerebrovascular and ventricular sytstems -- Autonomic nervous system -- Functional systems -- The eye -- The ear.
  • Color atlas of neurology 2004, Thieme Book
  • Behavioral Assessment and Diagnosis of Disorders of Consciousness /Caroline Schnakers and Steve Majerus --Prognosis of Patients with Altered State of Consciousness /Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Didier Ledoux, Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Olivia Gosseries and Aurore Thibaut, et al. --Functional Imaging and Impaired Consciousness /Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Melanie Boly, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Olivia Gosseries and Athena Demertzi, et al. --Multivariate Pattern Recognition Analysis: Brain Decoding /Jessica Schrouff and Christophe L. M. Phillips --Spectroscopy and Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Disorders of Consciousness /Jean-Flory Luaba Tshibanda, Athena Demertzi and Andrea Soddu --Electrophysiology and Disorders of Consciousness /Quentin Noirhomme and Rémy Lehembre --Brain-Computer Interface: A Communication Aid? /Camille Chatelle, Zulay Lugo, Quentin Noirhomme, Bettina Sorger and Dorothee Lulé.Using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Measure Cerebral Connectivity in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness /Melanie Boly, Olivia Gosseries, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Mario Rosanova and Marcello Massimini --Sleep in Disorders of Consciousness /Victor Cologan and Manuel Schabus --Sensory Stimulation Program /Haibo Di and Caroline Schnakers --Feasibility of Oral Feeding in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness /Audrey Maudoux, Ingrid Breuskin, Olivia Gosseries, Caroline Schnakers and Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse --Pharmacological Treatments /Olivia Gosseries, Marie Thonnard and Steven Laureys --Deep Brain Stimulation /Marie Thonnard --The Ethics of Managing Disorders of Consciousness /Athena Demertzi, Olivia Gosseries, Marie-Aurélie Bruno, Caroline Schnakers and Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, et al. --Future Perspectives of Clinical Coma Science /Steven Laureys and Caroline Schnakers.
  • Coma science 2009, ScienceDirect
  • What is dementia? -- Signposts : what to look for and when to seek help -- Finding help -- Preparing for a visit to the doctor -- Making the most of the doctor's visit -- The seven common senses of dementia care -- Caring for the caregiver -- Dementia medications -- Alternative therapies in dementia -- Alcohol and other substances -- Mood issues in dementia -- Psychosis -- Dealing with problem behaviors in dementia -- Legal and financial matters -- Selecting level of care -- Looking ahead : the later stages.
  • This volume, 'Computational Models of the Auditory System', will have as its unifying theme a systems approach where the focus will be on studies whose intent is to contribute to the big picture of hearing.
  • Computational neuroscience 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Pt. 1. Pharmacological-based models of addiction -- pt. 2. Neurocomputational models of addiction -- pt. 3. Economic-based models of addiction.
  • Computing dendrite 2014, Springer
    Neuronal dendritic trees are complex structures that endow the cell with powerful computing capabilities and allow for high neural interconnectivity. Studying the function of dendritic structures has a long tradition in theoretical neuroscience, starting with the pioneering work by Wilfrid Rall in the 1950s. Recent advances in experimental techniques allow us to study dendrites with a new perspective and in greater detail. The goal of this volume is to provide a rsum of the state-of-the-art in experimental, computational, and mathematical investigations into the functions of dendrites in a variety of neural systems. Thebook firstlooks at morphological properties of dendrites and summarizes the approaches to measure dendrite morphology quantitatively and to actually generate synthetic dendrite morphologies in computer models. This morphological characterization ranges from the study of fractal principles to describe dendrite topologies, to the consequences of optimization principles for dendrite shape. Individual approaches are collected to study the aspects of dendrite shape that relate directly to underlying circuit constraints and computation. The second main theme focuses on how dendrites contribute to the computations that neurons perform. What role do dendritic morphology andthe distributions of synapses and membrane properties over the dendritic tree have in determining the output of a neuron in response to its input? A wide range of studies is brought together, with topics ranging from general to system-specific phenomenasome having a strong experimental component, and others being fully theoretical. The studies come from many different neural systems and animal species ranging from invertebrates to mammals. With this broad focus, an overview is given of the diversity of mechanisms that dendrites can employ to shape neural computations.
  • Concussion 2014, Karger
    Cerebral concussion : a historical perspective / Maroon, J.C -- Biomechanics of concussion / B.D. Stemper, F.A. Pintar -- The neurophysiology of concussion / D.A. Hovda -- Chronic traumatic encephalopathy / B. Omalu -- Cumulative effects of repetitive mild traumatic brain injury / J.E. Bailes, M.L. Dashnaw, A.L. Petraglia, R.C. Turner -- Understanding concussive injuries using investigational imaging methods / L.C. Henry -- Neurometabolic, electrophysiological, and imaging abnormalities / E. Chamard, M. Lassonde, H. Théoret -- Detection of white matter injury in concussion using high-definition fiber tractography / S.S. Shin, S. Pathak, N. Presson, W. Bird, L. Wagener, W. Schneider, D.O. Okonkwo, J.C. Fernandez-Miranda -- Magnetoencephalography in the diagnosis of concussion / R.R. Lee, M. Huang -- Evidence-based management of sport-related concussion / M. McCrea, K. Guskiewicz -- In-office management of sport-related concussion / E. Reynolds, M.W. Collins -- Treating prolonged symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury : neuropharmacology / K. Lercher, C. Camiolo Reddy -- Rehabilitation from postconcussion syndrome : nonpharmacological treatment / A.L. Nelson Sheese, T.A. Hammeke -- Concussion in ice hockey / C.M. Bonfield, D.A. Wecht, L.D. Lunsford -- Management of concussion in the professional football player / E.M. Pieroth, C. Hanks -- Developing an interdisciplinary community-based sports concussion management program / A. LoGalbo, C.M. Salinas, M. Dougherty, M. Field -- The multidisciplinary concussion management program / D.M. Panczykowski, J.E. Pardini -- Vulnerability in speed of visuomotor ability / A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards, S.E. Radloff, V.J. Whitefield-Alexander -- Detecting eye movement abnormalities from concussion / J. Maruta, J. Ghajar -- Neurodegenerative changes after mild traumatic brain injury / S. Fakhran, L. Alhilali -- Future directions in brain injury research / T.A. Gennarelli.
  • Concussions in athletics 2014, Springer
  • "Continuing the tradition of the bestselling first edition, this second edition provides comprehensive coverage of neurobehavioral disorders in children and adults following impact and acceleration accidents. Completely revised and updated, the book includes comprehensive coverage of consciousness including normal, acute, and persistent alterations. Drawing on his training, education, and experience in human physiology, neuroanatomy, and endocrinology, the author not only gives readers a solid foundation for understanding, diagnosing, and treating concussive brain trauma, but also gives them tools to increase standards of care"--Provided by publisher.
  • Consciousness 2005, Springer
  • Correlations of cellular activities in the nervous system : Physiological and methodological considerations -- Synchronization between sources : Emerging methods for understanding large-scale functional networks in the human brain -- Approaches to the detection of direct directed interactions in neuronal networks -- The phase oscillator approximation in neuroscience : An analytical framework to study coherent activity in neural networks -- From synchronisation to networks : Assessment of functional connectivity in the brain -- The size of neuronal assemblies, their frequency of synchronization, and their cognitive function -- Synchrony in neural networks underlying seizure generation in human partial epilepsies -- Detection of phase synchronization in multivariate single brain signals by a clustering approach -- Denoising and averaging techniques for electrophysiological data -- Dissection of synchronous population discharges in vitro -- Time-frequency methods and brain rhythm signal processing -- Complex network modeling : A new approach to neurosciences.
  • Cortical areas 2002, CRCnetBASE
  • Cortical connectivity 2012, Springer
    The study and modulation of cortical connections is a rapidly growing area in neuroscience. This unique book by prominent researchers in the field covers recent advances in this area. The first section of the book describes studies of cortical connections, modulation of cortical connectivity and changes in cortical connections with activities such as motor learning and grasping in primates. The second section covers the use of non-invasive brain stimulation to study and modulate cortical connectivity in humans. The last section describes changes in brain connectivity in neurological and psychiatric diseases, and potential new treatments that manipulate brain connectivity. This book provides an up-to-date view of the study of cortical connectivity, and covers its role in both fundamental neuroscience and potential clinical applications.
  • Schizophrenia genes: searching for common features, functions, and mechanisms -- Towards a molecular classification of illness: effects of schizophrenia susceptibility loci on clinical symptoms and cognitive function -- Homer: a genetic factor in schizophrenia? -- Neuroregulin-erbB signaling and the pathogenesis of schizophrenia -- Nicotinic cholinergic cortical dysfunction in schizophrenia -- Role for glutamate receptors, transporters, and interacting proteins in cortical dysfunction in schizophrenia -- Cortical circuit dysfunction in the NMDA receptor hypofunction model for the psychosis of schizophrenia -- Alterations in hippocampal function in schizophrenia: its genetic associations and systems implications -- Identifying novel target genes in psychotic disorder network association analyses -- Alterations in cortical GABA neurotransmission in schizophrenia: causes and consequences -- Increased cortical excitability as a critical element in schizophrenia pathophysiology.
  • Cortical function 2005, ScienceDirect
  • Development of the cerebellum -- Structural cerebellar plasticity -- Cell physiological cerebellar plasticity -- Imaging of cerebellar activity -- Oscillations and synchrony in cerebellar cortex and inferior olive -- Cerebellar motor control -- Cerebellar neuro-anatomical organization -- Excitability in cerebellar cortex -- Cerebellar pathology -- Epilogue.
  • Cultural neuroscience 2009, ScienceDirect
  • Current clinical neurology v. 44-, 2005-13 ; 2013-, Springer
  • ch. 1. Neuroanatomical Methods -- ch. 2. Imaging -- ch. 3. Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience -- ch. 4. Gene Cloning, Expression, and Mutagenesis -- ch. 5. Molecular Neuroscience -- ch. 6. Neurophysiology -- ch. 7. Neurochemistry/Neuropharmacology -- ch. 8. Behavioral Neuroscience -- ch. 9. Preclinical Models of Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders -- ch. 10. Human Neuroscience -- Appendix 1. Molecular Biology Techniques -- Appendix 2. Stock Solutions, Equipment, and Laboratory Guidelines -- Appendix 3. Commonly Used Techniques -- Appendix 4. Animal Techniques -- Appendix 5. Databases -- Suppliers.
  • Neurocysticercosis (neural infection by larvae of Taenia solium) occurs when humans become intermediate hosts of the tapeworm Taenia solium after ingesting its eggs, usually directly from a Taenia carrier. Nowadays, the disease is the most common helminthic infection of the nervous system in humans, and a major cause of acquired epilepsy. It has long been endemic in developing countries of Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and Southeast Asia. Recently, however, mass migration from endemic to non-endemic areas and growth in overseas travel have resulted in an increase in the prevalence of cysticercosis in countries where it was formerly considered exotic. The introduction of modern neuroimaging and serologic techniques has improved the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis, and the development of potent cysticidal drugs has changed the prognosis of most affected patients. Nevertheless, much remains to be learned about this parasitic disease. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the various aspects of cysticercosis of the nervous system that will be of interest to all who are involved in the care of patients with the disease. Epidemiology, neuropathology, immunopathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and management are all thoroughly discussed based on current evidence and practice.
  • Cytokines and the brain 2008, ScienceDirect
  • Decision making 2013, ScienceDirect
    This well-established international series examines major areas of basic and clinical research within neuroscience, as well as emerging and promising subfields.This volume explores interdisciplinary research on decision making taking a neural and behavioural approach *Leading authors review the state-of-the-art in their field of investigation, and provide their views and perspectives for future research *Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered *All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist.
  • Deep brain stimulation 2012, Springer
    Basic Principles of Deep Brain Stimulation /F. L. H. Gielen and G. C. Molnar --Neural Circuits Affected by Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders /Suzanne N. Haber and Benjamin D. Greenberg --Mechanisms of Action of Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders /J. Luis Lujan and Cameron C. McIntyre --Deep Brain Stimulation in the Ventral Capsule/Ventral Striatum for the Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Role of the Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis /Loes Gabriëls and Bart Nuttin --Deep Brain Stimulation in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Targeted at the Nucleus Accumbens /Pelle P. de Koning, Pepijn van den Munckhof, Martijn Figee, Rick Schuurman and Damiaan Denys --What is the Role of the Subthalamic Nucleus in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? Elements and Insights from Deep Brain Stimulation Studies /William I. A. Haynes and Luc Mallet --Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders in Animals /Christine Winter --Subcallosal Cingulate Cortex Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Refractory Mood Disorders: Evidence and Challenges /Peter Giacobbe, Nir Lipsman and Andres M. Lozano --Deep Brain Stimulation of the Human Reward System as a Putative Treatment for Refractory Major Depression /T. E. Schlaepfer, V. A. Coenen and B. H. Bewernick --Depression in Humans: The Ventral Capsule/Ventral Striatum /Mayur Pandya, Andre Machado and Donald Malone --Deep Brain Stimulation in Animal Models of Depression /Brian W. Scott, José N. Nobrega and Clement Hamani --Deep Brain Stimulation in Tourette Syndrome /L. Ackermans, I. Neuner, J. Kuhn and V. Visser-Vandewalle --Surgical Treatments for Drug Addictions in Humans /Bomin Sun and Wei Liu --Manipulating Addictive Behaviour in Animal Models /Rolinka M. C. Schippers, Tommy Pattij and Taco J. De Vries --Neuropsychiatric Side Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's Disease /Christine Daniels and Jens Volkmann --Psychiatric Aspects of Parkinson's Disease in Animal Models of Deep Brain Stimulation of the Subthalamic Nucleus /S. K. H. Tan, H. Hartung, V. Visser-Vandewalle, T. Sharp and Y. Temel --Scientific Recordings in Deep Brain Stimulation /Michael X. Cohen --Neurotransmitter Release During Deep Brain Stimulation /Osama A. Abulseoud, Emily J. Knight and Kendall H. Lee --The Potential Role of Nonneuronal Cells in the Deep Brain Stimulation Mechanism: What Are Glia? What Are Their Functions? Could They Be Players in Deep Brain Stimulation? /Vinata Vedam-Mai, Michael S. Okun and Elly M. Hol --Animal Studies in Deep Brain Stimulation Research /Matthijs G. P. Feenstra and Damiaan Denys --Neuroimaging Deep Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Disorders /Martijn Figee, Pepijn van den Munckhof, Rick Schuurman and Damiaan Denys --Optogenetic Strategies for the Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders: Circuit-Function Analysis and Clinical Implications /Daniel L. Albaugh and Garret D. Stuber --Next-Generation Electrodes for Steering Brain Stimulation /H. C. F. Martens, M. M. J. Decré and E. Toader --Future Applications: Nanotechniques /Russell J. Andrews, Jessica E. Koehne and Meyya Meyyappan --Ethical Guidance for the Use of Deep Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Trials and Emerging Uses: Review and Reflections /Emily Bell and Eric Racine --History of "Psychiatric" Deep Brain Stimulation: A Critical Appraisal /Marwan I. Hariz.
  • Introduction -- Overview of the nervous system -- The neurologic history -- The general physical examination -- General outline of the neurologic examination -- Gross and microscopic anatomy of the cerebral hemispheres -- Functions of the central cortex and regional cerebral diagnosis -- The mental status examination -- Disorders of speech and language -- Agnosia, apraxia, and related disorders of higher cortical function -- An overview of brainstem and cranial nerve anatomy -- The olfactory nerve -- The optic nerve -- The ocular motor nerves -- The trigeminal nerve -- The facial nerve -- The acoustic (vestibulocochlear) nerve -- The glossopharyngeal and vagus nerves -- The spinal accessory nerve -- The hypoglossal nerve -- Brainstem and multiple cranial nerve syndromes -- Overview of the motor system -- The motor unit level -- The spinal cord level -- The corticospinal (pyramidal) level -- The extrapyramidal level -- Motor strength and power -- Muscle tone -- Muscle volume and contour -- Abnormalities of movement -- Overview of the sensory system -- The exteroceptive sensations -- The proprioceptive sensations -- The interoceptive, or visceral, sensations -- Cerebral sensory functions -- Sensory localization -- Introduction to the reflexes -- The deep tendon or muscle stretch reflexes -- The superficial (cutaneous) reflexes -- Pathologic reflexes -- Postural and righting reflexes -- Associated movements -- Cerebellar function -- Gait and station -- The autonomic nervous system -- Peripheral neuroanatomy and focal neuropathies -- Neck and back pain -- Other musculoskeletal disorders -- The blood supply of the brain -- The ventricular system and the cerebrospinal fluid -- The examination in coma -- Miscellaneous neurologic signs -- Diagnostic reasoning and neurologic differential diagnosis.
  • Clinical investigations in primary care / de Souza, L.C. ... [et al.] -- The concept of mild cognitive impairment : relevance and limits in clinical practice / Michon, A. -- Pathological substrates of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease / Giannakopoulos, P. ... [et al.] -- Functional imaging in mild cognitive impairment and early Alzheimer's disease : is it pertinent? / Ibáñez, V.; Deiber, M.-P. -- Electrophysiological markers of rapid cognitive decline in mild cognitive impairment / Giannakopoulos, P. ... [et al.] -- The future : new methods of imaging exploration in Alzheimer's disease / Nordberg, A. -- Pharmacological interventions in primary care : hopes and illusions / Assal, F.; van der Meulen, M. -- Investigations in primary care / Poggesi, A.; Pantoni, L. -- The concept of vascular cognitive impairment / Erkinjuntti, T.; Gauthier, S. --Defining the neuropathological background of vascular and mixed dementia and comparison with magnetic resonance imaging findings / Gold, G. -- Is it possible to treat vascular dementia? / Zekry, D. -- Dementia with Lewy bodies : clinical diagnosis and therapeutic approach / Gold, G. -- Significance of brain lesions in Parkinson disease dementia and Lewy body dementia / Jellinger, K.A. -- Delineating dementia with Lewy bodies : can magnetic resonance imaging help? / von Gunten, A.; Meuli, R. -- Pharmacotherapy of Parkinson disease dementia and Lewy body dementia / Gauthier, S. -- Clinical features and diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia / Kertesz, A. -- Neuropathological spectrum of frontal lobe dementias / Kövari, E. -- Frontotemporal dementia neuroimaging : a guide for clinicians / Seeley, W.W. -- Frontotemporal dementia : therapeutic interventions / Mendez, M.F.
  • This concise, pragmatic, pocket-sized book addresses neurological contributions to the diagnosis and management of dementia through a longitudinal examination of the work undertaken in a dedicated neurological dementia clinic. It covers the use of cognitive and non-cognitive screening instruments and their diagnostic utility and the use of other diagnostic investigations: neuroimaging, neurophysiology and neuropathology. The diagnostic mix is discussed in terms of both neuropsychological syndromes and neurological diagnoses, as is the use of conventional treatments for dementia and the impact of national directives (e.g. NICE, National Dementia Strategy) on day-to-day clinical practice. Dementia in Clinical Practice: A Neurological Perspective, Second Edition is an illustrated, practical resource for medical professionals involved in the assessment and management of dementia patients. It is of particular benefit to neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, primary care practitioners and those working in the fields of neuropsychology, psychology, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and nursing.
  • Dementias 2008, ScienceDirect
  • Dentate gyrus 2007, ScienceDirect
  • Development of the dopamine systems in zebrafish / Jørn Schweitzer and Wolfgang Driever -- Dopamine systems in the forebrain / John W. Cave and Harriet Baker -- The role of Otx genes in progenitor domains of ventral midbrain / Antonio Simeone ... [et al.] -- Terminal differentiation of mesodiencephalic dopaminergic neurons : the role of Nurr1 and Pitx3 / Marten P. Smidt and J. Peter H. Burbach -- Foxa1 and Foxa2 transcription factors regulate differentiation of midbrain dopaminergic neurons / Siew-Lan Ang -- Transcriptional regulation of their survival : the engrailed homeobox genes / Horst H. Simon and Kambiz N. Alavian -- Neurotrophic support of midbrain dopaminergic neurons / Oliver von Bohlen und Halbach and Klaus Unsicker -- TGF in dopamine neuron development, maintenance, and neuroprotection / Eleni Roussa, Oliver von Bohlen und Halbach, and Kerstin Krieglstein -- Axon guidance in the dopamine system / Asheeta A. Prasad and R. Jeroen Pasterkamp -- Protocols for generating ES-cell-derived dopamine neurons / Sonja Kriks and Lorenz Studer -- Molecular and cellular determinants for generating ES-cell-derived dopamine neurons for cell therapy / -- Jan Pruszak and Ole Isacson.
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