Neural Transplantation, CNS Neuronal Injury, and Regeneration: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Neural Transplantation, CNS Neuronal Injury, and Regeneration

1st Edition

Edited by Joe Marwah, Herman Teitelbaum, Kedar N. Prasad

CRC Press

304 pages

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This unique reference presents studies from leading laboratories that are studying the effects of CNS transplants on neuronal plasticity and recovery of function after CNS injury. Topics covered include tropic influences, reinnervation patterns, and prevention of cell death that range from pre-clinical models of Parkinson's disease in primates to studies of restoration of circadian rhythms in rats. Techniques of neurotransplantation are presented, including current limitations and future projections of advancement.

Table of Contents

Clinical Use of Neural Transplant: The Unresolved Problems, P.N. Tandon and G. Gopinath

Neural Grafting for Parkinson's Disease: An Evaluation of Dopaminergic Donor Tissues, J.H. Kordower, S. Schueler, D. Bredesen, T.B. Freeman, and J. Sagen

Neural Graft Augmentation Through Cografting of Cells as Sources of Important Molecules: Studies in Animal Models of Parkinson's Disease, T.J. Collier) Adrenal Medullary Grafts in Nonhuman Primates, M. Dubach

Restoring Plasticity in Connections between Grafts and Damaged Sensory Cortex, F.F. Ebner

Mechanisms of Selective Neuronal Vulnerability: Bioenergetics and Excitotoxicity, J.T. Greenamyre, J.G. Greene, D.S. Higgins, and R.V. Eller

Potential Mechanisms Underlying Transplant-Mediated Recovery of Function after Spinal Cord Injury,, B.S. Bregman, and E. Kunkel-Bagden

After Spinal Cord Injury Chronically Injured Neurons Retain the Potential for Axonal Regeneration, J.D. Houle, J.W. Wright, and M.K. Ziegler

Fetal Spinal Transplant Vascularity: Metabolic and Immunologic Mechanisms, P.J. Horner, P.G. Popovich, P.J. Reier, and B.T. Stokes

Restoration of Circadian Rhythms by Neural Transplants, M.N. Lehman and R. Silver

Neural Heterografts as a Model for the Study of Mammalian Circadian Behavior, P.J. Sollars and G.E. Picard

Positron Emission Tomography Imaging of Brain Transplants for Parkinsonism, F.J.G. Vingerhoets, B.J. Snow, and D.B. Caine

Cellular Transplantation into Selectively Neuron-Deficient Neocortex After Photolytic Degeneration, J.D. Macklis

Establishment of Terminally Differentiated Neuroblastoma Cells and Immortalized Nerve Cells in Culture for Neural Transplant Studies, K.N. Prasad, S. Kentroti, E. Carvalho, S. Kumar, J.E. Prasad, F.G. La Rosa, C. Freed, and A. Vernadakis

Biology of Encapsulated Cells: In Vitro and In Vivo Survival and Function (M.A. Palmatier, B.R. Frydel, D.F. Emerich, S.R. Winn, and T.R. Flanagan

Focal Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion: A Model for Studying the Molecular Mechanism of CNS Injury and Regeneration, C.Y. Hsu, T.N. Lin, J.S. Liu, G. An, G. Sun, J.J. Xue, and Y.Y. He

Normal Proteolytic Processing Produces the Alzheimer Amyloid ß-Protein, S.G. Younkin

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED065000
MEDICAL / Orthopedics
MED085000
MEDICAL / Surgery / General
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience