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CNS Injuries

Cellular Responses and Pharmacological Strategies, 1st Edition

By Martin Berry, Ann Logan

CRC Press

240 pages

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pub: 1998-05-28
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The basic science of the cellular and molecular responses of the brain to injury is a rapidly expanding area of research that provides evidence of growing opportunities for pharmacological intervention in the clinic. CNS Injuries: Cellular Responses and Pharmacological Strategies is an up-to-date examination of new developments in our understanding of the cellular and trophic responses to CNS injuries and the potential treatment. This text collates reviews of the most important areas of study regarding injury response including

  • inflammatory and immune reactions

  • scarring

  • neuron death

  • demyelination and remyelination

  • axonal regeneration

  • re-establishment of neuronal connectivity

    Providing a record of recent advances that will help point the way to future developments, this enlightening reference is sure to benefit researchers and practitioners in a broad range of disciplines, including: neurology, pharmacology, pathology, toxicology, immunology, and many others.

  • Table of Contents

    Cellular Responses to Penetrating CNS Injury, M. Berry, A. Butt, and A. Logan

    Cellular Responses to Ischaemic CNS Injury, W.L. Maxwell

    Immune Response and CNS Injury, N.A. Gregson

    Haematogenous Cell Responses to CNS Injury, K.A. Brown and B.A. Khoshkbijari

    Role of Macrophages and Microglia in the Injured CNS, W.J. Streit

    Cellular Trafficking, A.J. Vora and K.A. Brown

    Microglia-Mediated Prevention of Traumatic Neurodegeneration S. Thanos, R. Naskar, and P. Heiduschka

    Transforming Growth Factor-b and CNS Scarring, A. Logan and M. Berry

    Neurotrophic Factors, T. Hagg

    Fibroblast Growth Factors, C. Grothe, C. Meisinger, and K. Wewetzer

    Index

    Audience

    Researchers and practitioners involved in: pharmacology, pathology, toxicology, neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, molecular biology, and cellular biology; Medical students

    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    MED056000
    MEDICAL / Neurology
    MED057000
    MEDICAL / Neuroscience
    MED071000
    MEDICAL / Pharmacology
    MED096000
    MEDICAL / Toxicology