Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (M.P. Mattson). Genetic Contributions to the Pathogenesis of Alzeheimer's Disease (M.P. Mattson). The Biology of Trinucleotide Repeat Disorders (P.H. Reddy and D.A. Tagle). The Genetic Basis and Molecular Pathogenesis of Huntington's Disease (N.W. Kowall, S. Kuemmerle, and R.J. Ferrante). Genetic Abnormalities in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (E.J. Kasarskis and D.K. St. Clair). Human Prion Diseases (B. Ghetti and P. Gambetti). Progress in Understanding the Genetics of Epilepsy (C.E. Stafstrom, A.N. Prasad, C. Prasad, and J.T. Slevin). Cerebrovascular Disease (L. Penix, and D. Lanska). Genetic Susceptibility in Multiple Sclerosis (R.B. Bell). The Role of Mitochondrial Genome Mutations in Neurodegenerative Disease (G.W. Glazner). Hereditary Disorders of Copper Metabolism (Z. Tumer and N. Horn). The Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinoses Batten Disease (R.D. Jolly, A. Kohlschutter, D.N. Palmer, and S.U. Walkley). Index.