Neurotherapeutics in the Era of Translational Medicine

Neurotherapeutics in the Era of Translational Medicine
Author: Richard A. Smith,Brian K. Kaspar,Clive N. Svendsen
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 518
Release: 2020-11-28
ISBN 10: 0128172746
ISBN 13: 9780128172742
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neurotherapeutics in the Era of Translational Medicine Book Review:

For the first time in history, there is now hope for treating neurological disorders that had previously been considered untreatable. The remarkable confluence of events that has heralded this is the focus of Neurotherapeutics in the Era of Translational Medicine. This anthology, written by many of the prominent scientists and researchers in the field of biotechnology, recounts the breathtaking advances that are revolutionizing treatment for disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis‎, spinal muscular atrophy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, myasthenia gravis, migraine, and glioblastoma. The "story behind the story" of these translational efforts is told, with authors depicting the ups and downs encountered on the path of their drug discovery and development effort. In parallel with this path, advances in identifying novel biomarkers and disease models are summarized, as are contemporary issues focusing on clinical trial design, bioethics, innovative funding strategies, and collaborations between government and academia in an effort to facilitate breakthrough treatments. The book is written by members of the biotech and pharmaceutical ecosystem for those who belong to it and aspire to become part of it. Comprehensive review on the progress of translational research in neurotherapeutics for neurologic disorders Discusses important issues in clinical trials such as design and ethical issues Written for neuroscientists, neurologists and pharmacologists

NEUROTHERAPEUTICS IN THE ERA OF TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE

NEUROTHERAPEUTICS IN THE ERA OF TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE
Author: RICHARD A. SMITH
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 0323907261
ISBN 13: 9780323907262
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation

Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation
Author: Michael Selzer,Stephanie Clarke,Leonardo Cohen,Gert Kwakkel,Robert Miller
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2014-04-24
ISBN 10: 1107011671
ISBN 13: 9781107011670
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation Book Review:

Volume 1 of the Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation covers the basic sciences relevant to recovery of function following injury to the nervous system.

Drug Discovery and Development Third Edition

Drug Discovery and Development  Third Edition
Author: James J. O'Donnell,John Somberg,Vincent Idemyor,James T. O'Donnell
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 668
Release: 2019-12-13
ISBN 10: 1351625136
ISBN 13: 9781351625135
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Drug Discovery and Development Third Edition Book Review:

Drug Discovery and Development, Third Edition presents up-to-date scientific information for maximizing the ability of a multidisciplinary research team to discover and bring new drugs to the marketplace. It explores many scientific advances in new drug discovery and development for areas such as screening technologies, biotechnology approaches, and evaluation of efficacy and safety of drug candidates through preclinical testing. This book also greatly expands the focus on the clinical pharmacology, regulatory, and business aspects of bringing new drugs to the market and offers coverage of essential topics for companies involved in drug development. Historical perspectives and predicted trends are also provided. Features: Highlights emerging scientific fields relevant to drug discovery such as the microbiome, nanotechnology, and cancer immunotherapy; and novel research tools such as CRISPR and DNA-encoded libraries Case study detailing the discovery of the anti-cancer drug, lorlatinib Venture capitalist commentary on trends and best practices in drug discovery and development Comprehensive review of regulations and their impact on drug development, highlighting special populations, orphan drugs, and pharmaceutical compounding Multidiscipline functioning of an Academic Research Enterprise, plus a chapter on Ethical Concerns in Research Contributions by 70+ experts from industry and academia specialists who developed and are practitioners of the science and business

APA Handbook of Psychopharmacology

APA Handbook of Psychopharmacology
Author: Suzette M. Evans,Kenneth M. Carpenter
Publsiher: APA Handbooks in Psychology(r)
Total Pages: 776
Release: 2019
ISBN 10: 9781433830754
ISBN 13: 1433830752
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

APA Handbook of Psychopharmacology Book Review:

The APA Handbook of Psychopharmacology provides working knowledge of basic pharmacology and psychopharmacology, examines psychopharmacology for treatment of various emotional and behavioral conditions, and discusses related professional and social issues.

Regenerative Pharmacology

Regenerative Pharmacology
Author: George J. Christ,Karl-Erik Andersson
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2013-04-15
ISBN 10: 0521899494
ISBN 13: 9780521899499
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Regenerative Pharmacology Book Review:

A state-of-the-art primer on the role of pharmacological sciences in regenerative medicine, for advanced students, postdoctoral fellows, and researchers.

Autoimmune Neurology

Autoimmune Neurology
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 568
Release: 2016-03-11
ISBN 10: 0444634460
ISBN 13: 9780444634467
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Autoimmune Neurology Book Review:

Autoimmune Neurology presents the latest information on autoimmune neurologic disease, the immune response to the body where organs run wild, causing the immune system to attack itself. Autoimmunity is a main element in numerous nervous system diseases and can target any structure within the central or peripheral nervous system. Over the past 20 years, significant advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology of autoimmune disorders, including the use of biomarkers has led to new diagnosis and treatment options. Neurologic conditions associated with autoimmune reactions include dementia, neuromuscular disease, epilepsy, sleep disorders, diabetes, and other common neurologic disorders and disease. This current tutorial-reference will be a must-have title for clinical neurologists, research neurologists, neuroscientists, and any medical professional working with autoimmune disease and disorders. Includes comprehensive coverage of autoimmune neurology Details the latest techniques for the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and disorders, including dementia, neuromuscular disease, epilepsy, and sleep disorders Presents a focused reference for clinical practitioners and the clinical neurology and neurology research communities

When Professionals Weep

When Professionals Weep
Author: Renee S. Katz,Therese A. Johnson
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 262
Release: 2016-01-22
ISBN 10: 131750576X
ISBN 13: 9781317505761
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When Professionals Weep Book Review:

When Professionals Weep speaks to the humbling and often transformational moments that clinicians experience in their careers as caregivers and healers—moments when it is often hard to separate the influence of our own emotional responses and worldviews from the patient’s or family’s. When Professionals Weep addresses these poignant moments—when the professional's personal experiences with trauma, illness, death, and loss can subtly, often stealthily, surface and affect the helping process. This edition, like the first, both validates clinicians’ experiences and also helps them process and productively address compassion fatigue, burnout, and secondary traumatic stress. New material in the second edition includes increased emphasis on the burgeoning fields of hospice and palliative care, organizational countertransference, mindfulness, and compassionate practice. It includes thought-provoking cases, self-assessments, and exercises that can be used on an individual, dyadic, or group basis. This volume is an invaluable handbook for practitioners in the fields of medicine, mental health, social work, nursing, chaplaincy, the allied health sciences, psychology, and psychiatry.

Rethinking the Clinical Gaze

Rethinking the Clinical Gaze
Author: John Gardner
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2017-05-31
ISBN 10: 3319532707
ISBN 13: 9783319532707
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rethinking the Clinical Gaze Book Review:

This book draws on medical sociology and science and technology studies to develop a novel conceptual framework for understanding innovation processes, using the case study of deep brain stimulation in paediatric neurology. It addresses key questions, including: How are promising and potentially disruptive new health technologies integrated into busy resource-constrained clinical contexts? What activities are involved in establishing a new clinical service? How do social and cultural forces shape these services, and importantly, how are understandings of ‘health’ and ‘illness’ reconfigured in the process? The book explores how the ideals of patient-centred medicine influence innovation in the clinic, and it introduces the concept of patient-centred proto-platforms. It argues that patient-centred innovation can constitute an expansion of medical power, as the clinical gaze is directed not only towards the body but also towards the patient as a social being. This will be an innovative and insightful read for academics and advanced students, as well as health service researchers with an interest in technology adoption processes.

Seizures and Epilepsy

Seizures and Epilepsy
Author: Jerome Engel
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 706
Release: 2013-01-31
ISBN 10: 019532854X
ISBN 13: 9780195328547
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Seizures and Epilepsy Book Review:

This second edition of 'Seizures and Epilepsy' is completely revised, due to tremendous advances in the understanding of the fundamental neuronal mechanisms underlying epileptic phenomena, as well as current diagnosis and treatment, which have been heavily influenced over the past several decades by seminal neuroscientific developments, particularly the introduction of molecular neurobiology, genetics, and modern neuroimaging. This resource covers a broad range of both basic and clinical epileptology.

Paralysis Resource Guide

Paralysis Resource Guide
Author: Sam Maddox
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2015
ISBN 10: 9780996095105
ISBN 13: 0996095101
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Paralysis Resource Guide Book Review:

The Paralysis Resource Guide, produced by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, is a reference and lifestyle tool for people affected by paralysis. The book includes details on medical and clinical subjects related to all causes of paralysis, as well as health maintenance information. The fully-illustrated book provides a detailed overview of biomedical research, assistive technology, sports and recreation activities, legal and civil rights, social security and benefits, and numerous lifestyle options.

Brain Neurotrauma

Brain Neurotrauma
Author: Firas H. Kobeissy
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 725
Release: 2015-02-25
ISBN 10: 1466565993
ISBN 13: 9781466565999
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Brain Neurotrauma Book Review:

Every year, an estimated 1.7 million Americans sustain brain injury. Long-term disabilities impact nearly half of moderate brain injury survivors and nearly 50,000 of these cases result in death. Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account on the latest developments in the area of neurotrauma, including brain injury pathophysiology, biomarker research, experimental models of CNS injury, diagnostic methods, and neurotherapeutic interventions as well as neurorehabilitation strategies in the field of neurotraum research. The book includes several sections on neurotrauma mechanisms, biomarker discovery, neurocognitive/neurobehavioral deficits, and neurorehabilitation and treatment approaches. It also contains a section devoted to models of mild CNS injury, including blast and sport-related injuries. Over the last decade, the field of neurotrauma has witnessed significant advances, especially at the molecular, cellular, and behavioral levels. This progress is largely due to the introduction of novel techniques, as well as the development of new animal models of central nervous system (CNS) injury. This book, with its diverse coherent content, gives you insight into the diverse and heterogeneous aspects of CNS pathology and/or rehabilitation needs.

Neuroinflammation

Neuroinflammation
Author: Alireza Minagar
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 540
Release: 2010-12-17
ISBN 10: 9780123849144
ISBN 13: 0123849144
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuroinflammation Book Review:

Inflammation is a central mechanism in many neurological diseases, including stroke, multiple sclerosis, and brain trauma as well as meningitis and contributes to the generation of pain. We are now beginning to understand the impact of the immune system on different nervous system functions and diseases, ranging from damage through tolerance to modulation and repair. This book discusses some of the more common neuro-inflammatory diseases. Topics covered include multiple sclerosis, optic neuritis and Susac syndrome. Comprehensive review of the latest developments in neuroinflammation Includes contributions from leading authorities

Neuropsychiatric Assessment

Neuropsychiatric Assessment
Author: Stuart C. Yudofsky,H. Florence Kim
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2008-05-20
ISBN 10: 1585627313
ISBN 13: 9781585627318
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuropsychiatric Assessment Book Review:

What is neuropsychiatry? This remarkable volume answers that question -- and more. Neuropsychiatry, which focuses on assessment and diagnostic issues at the interface of psychiatry and neurology, is enjoying a renaissance, largely because of the technological innovations detailed in these five chapters. Here, 11 recognized experts have assembled an overview of the essential techniques, current research, and future trends in neuropsychiatric assessment, focusing on clinical applications for psychiatry patients. This eminently practical work begins with the cornerstone of any neuropsychiatric assessment, the physical examination and the medical and psychiatric history. Included here is a head-to-toe compendium of important signs and symptoms to elicit, along with the differential diagnoses of neuropsychiatric disorders to consider when faced with a particular constellation of signs and symptoms. Subsequent chapters discuss The critical importance of the neuropsychological examination, traditionally administered by neuropsychologists and thus often overlooked by psychiatrists in routine workups of their patients. Topics addressed include the clinical approach to the interview process, fixed- and flexible-battery approaches to assessment, interpretation pitfalls, and future trends. The authors illustrate how this essential tool can reveal the major cognitive domains that may be involved in neuropsychiatric disorders and show how specific patterns of deficits in certain domains may help determine a neuropsychiatric diagnosis. The relevance of electrophysiological testing, an underused but invaluable resource, to neuropsychiatric disorders. The authors discuss standard, topographic, and quantitative electroencephalography; cerebral evoked potentials, and polysomnography, providing recommendations for the application of these tools in certain clinical situations (e.g., cognitive decline, rapid-cycling bipolar disorder) and projections for broader uses of electrophysiological testing in the future. The key importance of laboratory testing, especially in view of the complex array of neurological and medical illnesses that may underlie the symptoms of neuropsychiatric patients. The lack of consensus guidelines for the use of conventional laboratory testing, chest X rays, and electrocardiograms in screening patients with neuropsychiatric symptoms continues to constrain our ability to help these patients. The potential of today's increasingly sophisticated neuroimaging approaches -- from structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy to diffusion tensor imaging and positron emission tomography -- to reveal the brain and its pathways with unprecedented clarity. The authors provide a fascinating overview of the techniques involved and the current research findings in schizophrenia, major affective disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Intended to bring us closer to our goals of early detection of, more specific treatments for, and, ultimately, prevention of psychiatric illness, this in-depth yet concise volume on the research and practice of neuropsychiatry will find a wide audience among students, residents, and clinicians.

Leucine Rich Repeat Kinase 2 LRRK2

Leucine Rich Repeat Kinase 2  LRRK2
Author: Hardy J. Rideout
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 271
Release: 2017-03-28
ISBN 10: 3319499696
ISBN 13: 9783319499697
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leucine Rich Repeat Kinase 2 LRRK2 Book Review:

This is the first book to assemble the leading researchers in the field of LRRK2 biology and neurology and provide a snapshot of the current state of knowledge, encompassing all major aspects of its function and dysfunction. The contributors are experts in cell biology and physiology, neurobiology, and medicinal chemistry, bringing a multidisciplinary perspective on the gene and its role in disease. The book covers the identification of LRRK2 as a major contributor to the pathogenesis of Parkinson's Disease. It also discusses the current state of the field after a decade of research, putative normal physiological roles of LRRK2, and the various pathways that have been identified in the search for the mechanism(s) of its induction of neurodegeneration.

Translational Medicine in CNS Drug Development

Translational Medicine in CNS Drug Development
Author: George G. Nomikos,Douglas E. Feltner
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2019-06-18
ISBN 10: 0128031646
ISBN 13: 9780128031643
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Translational Medicine in CNS Drug Development Book Review:

Translational Medicine in CNS Drug Development, Volume 29, is the first book of its kind to offer a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in translational medicine and biomarker techniques. With extensive coverage on all aspects of biomarkers and personalized medicine, and numerous chapters devoted to the best strategies for developing drugs that target specific disorders, this book presents an essential reference for researchers in neuroscience and pharmacology who need the most up-to-date techniques for the successful development of drugs to treat central nervous system disorders. Despite increases in the number of individuals suffering from CNS-related disorders, the development and approval of drugs for their treatment have been hampered by inefficiencies in advancing compounds from preclinical discovery to the clinic. However, in the past decades, game-changing strides have been made in our understanding of the pathophysiology of CNS disorders and the relationship of drug exposure in plasma and CNS to pharmacodynamic measures in both animals and humans. Includes comprehensive coverage of biomarker tools and the role of personalized medicine in CNS drug development Discusses strategies for drug development for a full range of CNS indications, with particular attention to neuropsychiatric and neurocognitive disorders Includes chapters written by international experts from industry and academia

Non Invasive Brain Stimulation in Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences

Non Invasive Brain Stimulation in Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Author: Bernardo Dell'Osso,Giorgio Di Lorenzo
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 370
Release: 2020-07-31
ISBN 10: 3030433560
ISBN 13: 9783030433567
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Non Invasive Brain Stimulation in Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences Book Review:

This book presents the state of the art regarding the use of non-invasive brain stimulation (TMS and tDCS) in the research and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders. The contributions, all of which were prepared by internationally recognized experts in the field, are divided into two main sections (for TMS and tDCS, respectively) across diagnoses, following an introductory section on the mechanisms of action and neurophysiological background. Neuropsychological perspectives and approaches are provided as well. The book is ultimately intended to offer a unique, integrated approach to the use of non-invasive brain stimulation across the clinical neurosciences, providing a comprehensive and updated perspective that will benefit psychiatrists, neurologists, clinical psychologists and neurophysiologists alike.

Neuroprotective Therapy for Stroke and Ischemic Disease

Neuroprotective Therapy for Stroke and Ischemic Disease
Author: Paul A. Lapchak,John H. Zhang
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 795
Release: 2017-01-12
ISBN 10: 3319453459
ISBN 13: 9783319453453
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuroprotective Therapy for Stroke and Ischemic Disease Book Review:

A critical and comprehensive look at current state-of-the-art scientific and translational research being conducted internationally, in academia and industry, to address new ways to provide effective treatment to victims of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and other ischemic diseases. Currently stroke can be successfully treated through the administration of a thrombolytic, but the therapeutic window is short and many patients are not able to receive treatment. Only about 30% of patients are "cured" by available treatments. In 5 sections, the proposed volume will explore historical and novel neuroprotection mechanisms and targets, new and combination therapies, as well as clinical trial design for some of the recent bench-side research.

Translational Neuroscience

Translational Neuroscience
Author: James E. Barrett,Joseph T. Coyle,Michael Williams
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 366
Release: 2012-06-28
ISBN 10: 0521519764
ISBN 13: 9780521519762
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Translational Neuroscience Book Review:

Translational neuroscience is at the heart of clinical advancement in the fields of psychiatry, neurology and neurodevelopmental disorders. Written and edited by leading scientists and clinicians, this is a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of this emerging strategy for developing more effective treatments for brain disorders. Introductory chapters bring together perspectives from both academia and industry, while subsequent sections focus on disease groups, including bipolar disorder and depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, substance abuse, autism, Alzheimer's disease, pain, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. Each section includes topical introductory and summary chapters, providing an overview and synthesis of the field. Translational Neuroscience: Applications in Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders is an important text for clinicians, scientists and students in academic settings, government agencies and industry, as well as those working in the fields of public health and the behavioural sciences.

Handbook of Innovations in Central Nervous System Regenerative Medicine

Handbook of Innovations in Central Nervous System Regenerative Medicine
Author: Antonio Salgado
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 710
Release: 2020-06-10
ISBN 10: 0128180854
ISBN 13: 9780128180853
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Innovations in Central Nervous System Regenerative Medicine Book Review:

Handbook of Innovations in CNS Regenerative Medicine provides a comprehensive overview of the CNS regenerative medicine field. The book describes the basic biology and anatomy of the CNS and how injury and disease affect its balance and the limitations of the present therapies used in the clinics. It also introduces recent trends in different fields of CNS regenerative medicine, including cell transplantation, bio and neuro-engineering, molecular/pharmacotherapy therapies and enabling technologies. Finally, the book presents successful cases of translation of basic research to first-in-human trials and the steps needed to follow this path. Areas such as cell transplantation approaches, bio and neuro-engineering, molecular/pharmacotherapy therapies and enabling technologies are key in regenerative medicine are covered in the book, along with regulatory and ethical issues. Describes the basic biology and anatomy of the CNS and how injury and disease affect its balance Discusses the limitations of present therapies used in the clinics Introduces the recent trends in different fields of CNS regenerative medicine, including cell transplantation, bio and neuro-engineering, molecular/pharmacotherapy therapies, and enabling technologies Presents successful cases of translation of basic research to first-in-human trials, along with the steps needed to follow this path