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Animal Models of Cognitive Impairment

1st Edition

Edited by Edward D. Levin, Jerry J. Buccafusco

CRC Press

400 pages

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Description

The costs associated with a drug’s clinical trials are so significant that it has become necessary to validate both its safety and efficacy in animal models prior to the continued study of the drug in humans.

Featuring contributions from distinguished researchers in the field of cognitive therapy research, Animal Models of Cognitive Impairment examines some of the most popular and successful animal archetypes used in the context of drug discovery. It provides integrated coverage of the latest research concerning neuronal systems relevant to cognitive function and dysfunction, assimilating reviews of this research within the context of each chapter. This approach is unique in that it brings together molecular and neurochemical methodologies, behavioral applications in translational models, and clinical applications.

The book comprehensively discusses a wide variety of animal models of cognitive impairment, including genetic, lesion, pharmacological, and aging related impairments. It also explores the significance of this research in regards to the treatment of various addictions and disorders such as stroke, autism, Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, and ADHD.

Edited by two renowned authorities in the field, Animal Models of Cognitive Impairment is a timely book that provides integrated coverage of cutting-edge research that concerns neuronal systems relevant to cognitive function and dysfunction.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Pharmacologic Models. Toxicologic Models. Mouse Genetic Models. Model Applications And Future Developments.

About the Editors

Edward D. Levin, Jerry J. Buccafusco

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General