Axon Growth and Regeneration: Part 2

Edited by

  • Jeffrey Louis Goldberg, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, and of Neurosciences
  • Ephraim F. Trakhtenberg

Leading authors review state-of-the-art in their field of investigation and provide their views and perspectives for future research
Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered
All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist
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Neuroscientists, neurologists, psychologists


Book information

  • Published: December 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-407178-0

Table of Contents

Preface - Introduction to Axon Regeneration

Jeffrey L. Goldberg and Ephraim .F Trakhtenberg

  1. Neurotrophic Factors and the Regeneration of Adult Retinal Ganglion Cell Axons
  2. Alan R. Harvey, Jacob Wei Wei Ooi and Jennifer Rodger

  3. Neurotrophin Signaling Endosomes Locally Regulate Growth Cone Motility
  4. Michael B. Steketee and Jeffrey L. Goldberg

  5. Intrinsic Mechanisms Regulating Axon Regeneration - An Integrin Perspective
  6. Richard Eva, Melissa R. Andrews, Elske H. P. Franssen and James W. Fawcett

  7. The role of serotonin in axon and dendrite growth
  8. Ephraim F. Trakhtenberg and Jeffrey L. Goldberg

  9. Inflammatory Pathways in Spinal Cord Injury
  10. Samuel David, Juan Guillermo Zarruk and Nader Ghasemlou

  11. Combinatorial Therapy Stimulates Long-Distance Regeneration, Target Reinnervation, and Partial Recovery of Vision After Optic Nerve Injury in Mice
  12. Silmara de Lima, Ghaith Habboub and Larry I. Benowitz

  13. From Bench to Beside to Cure Spinal Cord Injury - Lost in Translation?

 Andreas Hug and Norbert Weidner