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Neurogenetics

Scientific and Clinical Advances, 1st Edition

Edited by David R. Lynch

CRC Press

792 pages | 31 B/W Illus.

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Description

Standing at the forefront of neurogenetic medicine, this reference supplies the tools and information required by clinicians to become familiar with modern neurogenetic approaches and apply the data gleaned from these technologies to the diagnosis and treatment of neurogenetic disorders, as well as traditionally non-genetic conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease.

Table of Contents

Overview. Modern Approaches to Neurogenetic Conditions. Genetic Testing. Genetic Couseling. Genomic Approaches and Medicine. Gene Therapy. Ethical Dilemmas. Neurogenetic Diseases. Inherited Neuropathies. Duchenne/Becker Muscular Dystrophy. Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy. Non-Dystrophic Disorders of Muscle. Myotonic Dystrophy. Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis. Mitochondrial Disorders. Friedreich Ataxia. Autosomal Dominant Ataxias. Huntington Disease. Wilson Disease. Dystonia and Other Inherited Movement Disorders. Inherited Dementias. Inherited Epilepsies. Leukodystrophies. Storage Diseases. Genetic Forms of Common Neurodegenerative Disease. Parkinson's Disease. Alzheimer's Disease. Tauopathies. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleosis. Prion Disease

About the Series

Neurological Disease and Therapy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED057000
MEDICAL / Neuroscience
MED107000
MEDICAL / Genetics