Description

Each volume of Advances in Pharmacology provides a rich collection of reviews on timely topics. Emphasis is placed on the molecular bases of drug action, both applied and experimental.

Readership

Pharmacologists, immunologists, neuroscientists, and biochemists.

Table of Contents

J. Hopkins, S. Siu, M. Cawley, and P. Rudd, Drug Therapy: The Impact of Managed Care. D. Spina, L.J. Landells, and C.P. Page, The Role of Phosphodiesterase Enzymes in Allergy and Asthma. D. Mochly-Rosen and L.M.Kauvar, Modulating Protein Kinase C Signal Transduction. M. Katori and M. Majima, Preventive Role of Renal Kallikrein-kinin System in the Early Phase of Hypertension and Development of New Anti-Hypertensive Drugs. M.D. Houslay, M. Sullivan, and G.B. Bolger, The Multi-Enzyme PDE4 Cyclic AMP Specific Phosphodiesterase Family: Intracellular Targeting, Regulation and Selective Inhibition by Compounds Exerting Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Depressant Actions. A.H. Groll, S.C. Piscitelli, and T.J. Walsh, Clinical Pharmacology of Systemic Antifungal Agents: A Comprehensive Review of Agents in Clinical Use, Current Investigational Compounds and Putative Targets for Antifungal Drug Development. Subject Index.

Details

No. of pages:
525
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080581361
Print ISBN:
9780120329458
Print ISBN:
9780123917584

About the serial-volume-editors

J. August

Affiliations and Expertise

John Hopkins University; Department of Pharmacology, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

M. Anders

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Rochester; Department of Pharmacology, New York, U.S.A.

Ferid Murad

Ferid Murad was born in Whiting, Indiana. Working concurrently on an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Dr. Murad graduated with both degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965. His many honors include the Alfred S. Maschke Award for Clinical Excellence from Case Western Reserve University in 1965. He has held several distinguished positions, including Acting Chairman in the Department of Medicine and Acting Division Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine at Stanford University. He currently is CEO and President of Molecular Geriatrics Corporation in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Dr. Murad is married and has five children.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas Medical School, Houston, U.S.A.

Joseph Coyle

Affiliations and Expertise

McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Reviews

@from:Praise for the Series @qu:"Recommended not only to pharmacologists but also to all those in related disciplines." @source:--NATURE @qu:"The works do represent an extensive compilation of recent data by outstanding researchers in this area. They are generally scientifically excellent, the bibliographies are good, and the individual reports are clear, concise, and extremely well illustrated." @source:--H.E. Kaufmann in CHEMOTHERAPY @qu:"Superb reading material." @source:--JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES