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Horizons in Neuroscience Research. Volume 7
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Editors: Andres Costa and Eugenio Villalba
Book Description:
This compilation presents original study results on the leading edge of neuroscience research. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial research results across a broad spectrum. Included in this volume is the contribution effects of the putamen to cognitive function; temporal lobe pathology in neurodegenerative disease; evaluation of the dopaminergic disruption and astroglial activation in caudate-putamen triggered by methamphetamine abuse; renin-angiotensin system modulation functions in CPu; diagnostic utility of measures of variability in patients suffering from traumatic brain injury; and the assessment of dopaminergic function in Parkinson's disease by SPECT/PET. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Chapter 1 - Caudate-Putamen: Dopamine Homeostasis and Astrocyte Activation in Methamphetamine Abuse (pp. 1-28)
Authors / Editors: (Frederico C. Pereira, Sofia Viana, Patrícia Mendes, Syed F. Ali, Carlos Fontes Ribeiro, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics/Biomedical Institute for Research on Light and Image (IBILI), Faculty of Medicine and Neurochemistry Laboratory, Division of Neurotoxicology, National Center for Toxicological Research, Food and Drug Administration (NCTR/FDA), Jefferson, Arkansas, USA)

Chapter 2 - Contributions of the Putamen to Cognitive Function (pp. 29-52)
Authors / Editors: (Shawn W. Ell, Sebastien Helie, Steve Hutchinson, Psychology Department, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, and others)

Chapter 3 - Advancing the Treatment of Traumatic and Ischemic Brain Injuries: Modulation of the Endocanna Binoid System (pp. 53-74)
Authors / Editors: (Melanie B. Elliott, Ronald F. Tuma, Jack I. Jallo, Department of Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and others)

Chapter 4 - Neuropathology of the Temporal Lobe in the Nerve Agent- or Pilocarpine-Induced Status Epilepticus and Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (pp. 75-94)
Authors / Editors: (Feng Ru Tang, Weng Keong Loke, Temasek Laboratories, National University of Singapore, and others)

Chapter 5 - Temporal Lobe Pathology in Neurodegenerative Disease: A Comparative Study of Eight Disorders with Special Reference to the Hippocampus (pp. 95-118)
Authors / Editors: (Richard A. Armstrong, Vision Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom)

Chapter 6 - Role of Medial Temporal Lobe in Working and Episodic Memory during Encoding (pp. 119-140)
Authors / Editors: (María Eugenia López, Pablo Campo, Irene García- Morales, Antonio Gil-Nagel, Francisco del Pozo, Fernando Maestú, Laboratory of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience; Center for Biomedical Technology (Complutense University of Madrid and Technical University of Madrid) Madrid, Spain, and others)

Chapter 7 - Renin-Angiotensin System Modulating Functions in the CPu (pp. 141-158)
Authors / Editors: (M.C. Paz, M. Marinzalda, C. Bregonzio, G. Baiardi, Departamento de Farmacología, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 8 - Diagnostic Utility of Measures of Variability in Patients Suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury: Intra-Individual Variability as an Indicator of Validity and Pathology (pp. 159-174)
Authors / Editors: (Benjamin D. Hill, Martin L. Rohling, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA)

Chapter 9 - Premorbid Personality Traits, Focus Lateralization and Handedness as Risk Factors for Co-Morbid Affective and Anxiety Disorders in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (pp. 175-190)
Authors / Editors: (Vladimir V. Kalinin, Anna A. Zemlyanaya, Elena V. Zheleznova, Oleg E. Krylov, Department of Brain Organic Disorders and Epilepsy of Moscow research Institute of Psychiatry of Ministry of Health and Social Development, Russia)

Chapter 10 - Analysis of Brain Function using Cerebral Blood Flow Measurements in Patients with Supratentorial Cerebral Strokes (pp. 191- 202)
Authors / Editors: (Yuzo Araki, Masahiro Furuichi, Hiroaki Nokura, Tasuo Iwata, Department of Neurosurgery and Rehabilitation, Inuyama Chuo Hospital, Aich, Japan)

Chapter 11 - Reliability and Validity of an MRI Manual Segmentation Protocol for the Putamen for Quantitative Morphology (pp. 203- 218)
Authors / Editors: (Huong X.T. Nguyen, Jeffrey Chee Leong Looi, Carl-Henrik Ehrenkrona, Assrar Sinai, Leif Anders Svensson, Lars-Olof Wahlund, Research Centre for the Neurosciences of Ageing, Academic Unit of Psychological Medicine, Australian National University Medical School, The Canberra Hospital, Canberra, Australia, and others)
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Chapter 12 - Expert Commentary: Assessment of Dopaminergic Function in Parkinson’s Disease by SPECT/PET (pp. 219-224)
Authors / Editors: (Shin-ichi Muramatsu, Sayaka Asari, Division of Neurology, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

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   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-188-2
   Status: AV
  
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