Details

No. of pages:
1640
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780080463797
Print ISBN:
9780123694423

About the editors

Abba Kastin

Abba J. Kastin was born in Ohio and educated at Harvard College and Medical School. After starting his work on neuropeptides at NIH, he went to Louisiana where he now holds an endowed chair at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Dr. Kastin has been made an honorary member of 7 foreign medical societies, has received 2 honorary doctorates (1 American and 1 foreign), and has won several national and internaitonal awards. Author of more than 800 papers (25,000 citations), he has been listed among the 100 researchers most cited in the scientific literature.