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Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation Neural Repair and Plasticity

ISBN-10: 0521856418

ISBN-13: 9780521856416

Edition: 2005

Authors: Michael Selzer, Stephanie Clarke, Leonardo Cohen, Pamela Duncan, Fred Gage

List price: $223.00
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In two freestanding volumes, Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation provides comprehensive coverage of the science and practice of neurological rehabilitation. This volume, Neural Repair and Plasticity, covers the basic sciences relevant to recovery of function following injury to the nervous system, reviewing anatomical and physiological plasticity in the normal CNS, mechanisms of neuronal death, axonal regeneration, stem cell biology, and neuron replacement. Edited and written by leading international authorities, it is an essential resource for neuroscientists and provides a foundation for the work of clinical rehabilitation professionals.
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Book details

List price: $223.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/16/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 724
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Pamela Duncan lives in North Carolina, where she is at work on a new novel to be published by Delacorte.

1. Anatomical and biochemical plasticity of neurons: sprouting, pruning, denervation supersensitivity Oswald Steward; 2. Learning and memory: basic principles and model systems Kimberly M. Christian, Andrew M. Poulos and Richard F. Thompson; 3. Short-term plasticity: Facilitation and post-Tetanic potentiation Ralf Schneggenburger; 4. Long-Term potentiation and long-term depression Zafar I. Bashir and Peter V. Massey; 5. Cellular and molecular mechanisms of associative and non-associative learning John H. Byrne, Diasinou Fioravante and Evangelos G. Antzoulatos; 6. Plasticity of mature and developing somatosensory systems Jon H. Kaas and Tim P. Pons; 7. Activity-dependent plasticity in the intact spinal cord Jonathan R. Wolpaw; 8. Plasticity of cerebral motor functions: implications for repair and rehabilitation Catherine Ojakangas and John P. Donoghue; 9. Plasticity in visual functions Kurt Haas and Hollis T. Cline; 10. Plasticity in auditory functions Josef P. Rauschecker; 11. Cross-modal plasticity in sensory systems Krishnankutty Sathian; 12. Attentional modulation of cortical plasticity Bharathi Jagadeesh; 13. Plasticity in the injured spinal cord Serge Rossignol; 14. Plasticity after brain lesions Randolph J. Nudo, Ines Eisner-Janowicz and Ann M. Stowe; 15. From bench to bedside: influence of theories of plasticity on human neurorehabilitation Agnes Floel and Leonardo G. Cohen; 16. Neuronal death and rescue: neurotrophic factors and anti-apoptotic mechanisms Thomas W. Gould and Ronald W. Oppenheim; 17. Mechanisms of axon disruption and rescue John W. Griffin and Ahmet Hoke; 18. Adult neurogenesis and neural precursors, progenitors, and stem cells in the adult CNS Jeffrey D. Macklis, Gerd Kempermann; 19. Guidance of axons during development and regeneration Timothy E. Kennedy; 20. Synaptogenesis Matthew B. Dalva and Matthew Kayser; 21. Inhibitors of axonal regeneration T. Spencer, M. Domeniconi and M. T. Filbin; 22. Effects of the glial scar and extracellular matrix molecules on axon regeneration Jared H. Miller and Jerry Silver; 23. Trophic factors and their influence on regeneration Joel M. Levine and Lorne M. Mendell; 24. Intraneuronal determinants of regeneration Lisa J. McKerracher and Michael E. Selzer; 25. Neuronal transplantation therapy for neurodegenerative diseases (Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Huntington's) C. Warren Olanow; 26. Cell replacement in spinal cord injury Alan R. Tessler, Itzhak Fischer and Steve Sang Woo Han; 27. Dysfunction and recovery in demyelinated and dysmyelinated axons Stephen G. Waxman; 28. Regeneration of peripheral nerve Wesley J. Thompson; 29. Transplantation of Schwann cells and olfactory ensheathing glia to promote regeneration in the CNS Mary B. Bunge and Patrick M. Wood, 30 Trophic factor delivery by gene therapy Ken Nakamura and Un Jung Kang; 31. Assessment of sensorimotor function after spinal cord injury and repair Ronaldo M. Ichiyama, Roland R. Roy and V. Reggie Edgerton; 32. Molecular therapies for neurodegenerative diseases Philip C. Wong, T. Li, H Cai and Donald L. Price; 33. Biomimetic design of neural prostheses Gerald E. Loeb and Cesar E. Blanco; 34. Brain-computer interfaces for communication and control Jonathan R. Wolpaw and Niels Birbaumer; 35. Status of neural repair clinical trials in brain diseases Olle F. Lindvall and Peter Hagell.