Current State of Alzheimer

Current State of Alzheimer's Disease Research and Therapeutics

This new volume of Advances in Pharmacology explores the Current State of Alzheimer's Disease Research and Therapeutics. Chapters cover such topics as the The role heat shock proteins play in the Alzheimer's Theater, Gamma-Secretase as a Target for Alzheimer's Disease, and Identification of protein kinase C for the treatment of dementias. With a variety of chapters and the best authors in the field, the volume is an essential resource for pharmacologists, immunologists and biochemists alike.

Audience

Pharmacologists, immunologists, and biochemists

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Advances in Pharmacology

Hardbound, 400 Pages

Published: August 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-394816-8

Contents

        1. Hsp90 Modulation for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
        2. Huiping Zhao, Mary L. Michaelis and Brian S. J. Blagg

        3. Using Pittsburgh Compound B for In-vivo PET Imaging of Fibrillar Amyloid-beta
        4. Ann D. Cohen, Gil D. Rabinovici, Chester A. Mathis, William J. Jagust, William E. Klunk and Milos D. Ikonomovic

        5. Mitochondrial Abnormalities in Alzheimer's Disease: Possible Targets for Therapeutic Intervention
        6. Diana F. Silva, J. Eva Selfridge, Jianghua Lu, Lezi E, Sandra M. Cardoso, and Russell H. Swerdlow

        7. g-Secretase as a Target for Alzheimer’s Disease
        8. Michael S. Wolfe

        9. Altering Mitochondrial Dysfunction as an Approach to Treating Alzheimer’s Disease
        10. Jerry R. Colca and Douglas L. Feinstein

        11. scyllo-Inositol, Preclinical and Clinical Data for Alzheimers disease
        12. Keran Ma, Lynsie A.M. Thomason and JoAnne McLaurin

        13. Beyond Amyloid: The Future of Therapeutics for Alzheimer’s Disease
        14. Rachel F Lane, Diana W Shineman, John W Steele, Linda (Bobbi) H Lee and Howard M Fillit

        15. Activation of Protein Kinase C Isozymes for the Treatment of Dementias
        16. Miao-Kun Sun and Daniel L. Alkon

        17. STriatal Enriched Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase in Alzheimer’s Disease
        18. Jian Xu, Pradeep Kurup, Angus C. Nairn and Paul J. Lombroso

        19. Estrogen Regulation of Mitochondrial Bioenergetics: Implications for Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease

    Jia Yao and Roberta Diaz Brinton

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