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1. Aging and the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis
Leonidas H. Duntas
2. Hypothalamic aging and hormones
3. Hypothalamic gene transfer of BDNF promotes healthy aging
Lei Cao, Seemaab Ali and Nicholas J. Queen
4. Melatonin and healthy aging
Daniel P. Cardinali
5. Luteinizing hormone and the aging brain
Megan Mey, Sabina Bhatta and Gemma Casadesus
6. Leptin regulation of hippocampal synaptic function in health and disease
Kirsty Hamilton and Jenni Harvey
7. Endocannabinoids and aging—Inflammation, neuroplasticity, mood and pain
Yongsoon Park and Bruce A. Watkins
8. Parathyroid hormone levels and aging: Effect on balance
Lavanya Murthy and Gustavo Duque
9. Insulin and aging
Mirian Ayumi Kurauti, Gabriela Moreira Soares, Carine Marmentini, Gabriela Alves Bronczek, Renato Chaves Souto Branco and Antonio Carlos Boschero
10. Sirtuins and the prevention of immunosenescence
11. Alterations in cyclic nucleotide signaling are implicated in healthy aging and age-related pathologies of the brain
Nicole Gorny and Michy P. Kelly
12. Aging and FGF23-klotho system
13. Aging and sex hormones in males
Maria Chiara Decaroli, Sara De Vincenti and Vincenzo Rochira
14. Sexual dimorphism, aging and immunity
15. Hormones and bone loss across the menopause transition
Arun S. Karlamangla, Albert Shieh and Gail A. Greendale
16. Relaxin abrogates genomic remodeling of the aged heart
Guillermo Romero and Guy Salama
17. Role of FoxO transcription factors in aging-associated cardiovascular diseases
Sneha Mishra, Venkatraman Ravi and Nagalingam Ravi Sundaresan
18. Ghrelin and adipokines: An overview of their physiological role, antimicrobial activity and impact on cardiovascular conditions
Luís Perpétuo, Pierre Marie Voisin, Francisco Amado, Christophe Hirtz and Rui Vitorino
19. Sex hormones and cognition in aging
Caroline Gurvich, Jessica Le, Natalie Thomas, Elizabeth H. X. Thomas and Jayashri Kulkarni
20. Role of hormones in sarcopenia
Priego T, Martín AI, González-Hedström D, Granado M, López-Calderón A and Daniel Cardalini
21. Sources of lumbar back pain during aging and potential therapeutic targets
T. Peter Li, Amit Jain and Xu Cao
22. Leydig cell aging: Molecular mechanisms and treatments
V. Papadopoulos and B. Zirkin
23. Adiponectin/AdipoRs signaling as a key player in testicular aging and associated-metabolic disorders
Mayank Choubey, Ashutosh Ranjan and Amitabh Krishna
Hormones and Aging, Volume 115 in the Vitamins and Hormones series, highlights advances in the field, with this new volume presenting timely topics, including hypothalamic aging and hormones, endocannabinoids and aging-inflammation, neuroplasticity, mood and pain, the impact of hormones and bone loss across the menopause transition, and much more.
- Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
- Presents the latest release in the Vitamins and Hormones series
- Includes the latest information on Hormones and Aging
Undergraduates, graduates, academics and researchers in the field of vitamins and hormones
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- 26th February 2021
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Dr. Gerald Litwack obtained M.S. and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin Department of Biochemistry and remained there for a brief time as a Lecturer on Enzymes. Then he entered the Biochemical Institute of the Sorbonne as a Fellow of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. He next moved to Rutgers University as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and later as Associate Professor of biochemistry at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Medicine. After four years he moved to the Temple University School of Medicine as Professor of Biochemistry and Deputy Director of the Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, soon after, becoming the Laura H. Carnell Professor. Subsequently he was appointed chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at the Jefferson Medical College as well as Vice Dean for Research and Deputy Director of the Jefferson Cancer Institute and Director of the Institute for Apoptosis. Following the move of his family, he became a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Biological Chemistry of the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and then became the Founding Chair of the Department of Basic Sciences at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, becoming Professor of Molecular and Cellular Medicine and Associate Director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the Texas A&M Health Science Center as his final position. During his career he was a visiting scientist at the University of California, San Francisco and Berkeley, Courtauld Institute of Biochemistry, London and the Wistar Institute. He was appointed Emeritus Professor and/or Chair at Rutgers University, Thomas Jefferson University and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. He has published more than 300 scientific papers, authored three textbooks and edited more than sixty-five books. Currently he lives with his family and continues his authorship and editorial work in Los Angeles.
Emeritus Professor and/or Chair at Rutgers University, Thomas Jefferson University and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, USA; Toluca Lake, North Hollywood, California, USA
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