Neuropharmacology of Neuroprotection

Neuropharmacology of Neuroprotection

1st Edition - November 20, 2020
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  • Editors: Hari Shanker Sharma, Aruna Sharma
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128208137
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128208144

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Neuropharmacology of Neuroprotection Volume 254, the latest release in the Progress in Brain Research series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

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  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Progress in Brain Research series
  • Updated release includes the latest information on Neuropharmacology of Neuroprotection


Undergraduates, graduates, academics and researchers in the field of Cognitive Neuroscience

Table of Contents

  • 1

    Concussive head injury exacerbates neuropathology of sleep deprivation. Superior neuroprotection by co-administration of TiO2-nanowired cerebrolysin, alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone, and mesenchymal stem cells

    Aruna Sharma, Dafin F Muresanu, Seaab Sahib, Z Ryan Tian, Rudy J Castellani, Ala Nozari, José Vicente Lafuente, Anca D. Buzoianu, Igor Bryukhovetskiy, Igor Manzhulo, Ranjana Patnaik, Lars Wiklund and Hari Shanker Sharma

    2. Spinal cord stimulation and intrathecal baclofen therapy for patients with severe spasticity after spinal cord injury

    Artur Biktimirov, Igor Bryukhovetskiy, Aruna Sharma and Hari Shanker Sharma

    3. Co-administration of TiO2-nanowired DL-3-n-butylphthalide (DL-NBP) and mesenchymal stem cells enhanced neuroprotection in Parkinson’s disease exacerbated by concussive head injury

    Feng Niu, Aruna Sharma, Zhang G Wang, Lianyuan Feng, Dafin F Muresanu, Seaab Sahib, Z Ryan Tian, José Vicente Lafuente, Anca D. Buzoianu, Rudy J Castellani, Ala Nozari, Ranjana Patnaik, Lars Wiklund and Hari Shanker Sharma

    4. Mild traumatic brain injury exacerbates Parkinson’s disease induced hemeoxygenase-2 expression and brain pathology. Neuroprotective effects of co-administration of TiO2 nanowired mesenchymal stem cells and cerebrolysin

    Aruna Sharma, Dafin F Muresanu, Rudy J Castellani, Ala Nozari, José Vicente Lafuente, Seaab Sahib, Z Ryan Tian, Anca D. Buzoianu Ranjana Patnaik, Lars Wiklund and Hari Shanker Sharma

    5. Protein kinase inhibitors in traumatic brain injury and repair. New roles of nanomedicine

    Hari S Sharma, Seaab Sahib, Z Ryan Tian, Dafin F Muresanu, Ala Nozari, Rudy J Castellani, José Vicente Lafuente, Lars Wiklund and Aruna Sharma

    6. Diabetes exacerbates brain pathology following a focal blast brain injury. New role of a multimodal drug cerebrolysin and nanomedicine

    Dafin F Muresanu, Aruna Sharma, Seaab Sahib, Z Ryan Tian, Lianyuan Feng, Rudy J Castellani, Ala Nozari,José Vicente Lafuente, Anca D. Buzoianu, Per-Ove Sjöquist, Ranjana Patnaik, Lars Wiklund and Hari Shanker Sharma

    7. The therapeutic and neuroprotective effects of an antiepileptic drug valproic acid in glioma patients

    Cong Li, Huijing Chen, Qijia Tan, Caijun Xie, Wengang Zhan, Aruna Sharma, Hari Shanker Sharma and Zhiqiang Zhang

    8. Is the ALS a motor neuron disease or the hematopoietic stem cell disease?

    Andrey S. Bryukhovetskiy, Lyudmila Y. Grivtsova and Hari Shanker Sharma

    9. Cerebrolysin enhances spinal cord conduction and reduces blood-spinal cord barrier breakdown, edema formation, immediate early gene expression and cord pathology after injury

    Seaab Sahib, Aruna Sharma, Preeti K Menon, Dafin F Muresanu, Rudy J Castellani, Ala Nozari, José Vicente Lafuente, Igor Bryukhovetskiy, Z Ryan Tian, Ranjana Patnaik, Anca D. Buzoianu, Lars Wiklund and Hari Shanker Sharma

    10. Human mind has microwave electromagnetic nature and can be recorded and processed

    Andrey S.Bryukhovetskiy, Leonid I. Brusilovsky, Sergey P. Kozhin, Pavel G. Serafimovich, Artem V. Nikonorov, Maria Zhukova and Hari S. Sharma

Product details

  • No. of pages: 490
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: November 20, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128208137
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128208144

About the Serial Volume Editors

Hari Shanker Sharma

Dr. Hari Shanker Sharma, Professor of Neurobiology (MRC), Docent in Neuroanatomy (UU) is currently working in Uppsala University Hospital, Department of Surgical Sciences, Division of Anesthesiology & Intensive Care Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden. Dr Sharma obtained his Masters Degree from Bihar University with special expertise in Cell Biology in 1976 and was awarded the Gold Medal of Bihar University for securing 1st position in the 1st Class. Dr Sharma joined the group of Professor Prasanta Kumar Dey, a neurophysiologist, by training in the Department of Physiology, Institute of Medical; Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in 1977 to obtain his Doctor of Philosophy Degree (D.Phil.) in Neurosciences and was awarded his Ph.D. in 1982 on “Blood-Brain Barrier in Stress.” After carrying out a series of Government of India funded Research Projects on the BBB and brain dysfunction (1982–1987), Dr Sharma joined the lab of Neuropathology at Uppsala University with Professor Yngve Olsson in 1988 to investigate passage of tracer transport across the BBB caused by stress or traumatic insults to the Brain and Spinal cord at light and electron microscopy. Dr Sharma was awarded the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship of German Government (1989–1991) to work on hyperthermia induced BBB dysfunction at the ultrastructural level in the laboratory of Professor Jorge Cervós-Navarro (a living “Legend in Neuropathology in Europe”). Dr Sharma again joined Uppsala University and established a network of collaboration on “Experimental CNS Injury Research Group” as a lead investigator with eminent collaborators in various parts of Europe, USA, and Australia (1991–). On his work on hyperthermia Dr Sharma received the prestigious Neuroanatomy award “Rönnows Research prize” of Uppsala University for “best neuroanatomical research of the year 1996” followed by the Award of the Degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences of Uppsala University in Neuroanatomy in 1999 and selected for the Best Thesis Award of the Medical faculty, “The Hwassers Prize” of 1999. On his meticulous works on the Blood Brain barrier and Brain edema (2000–2003) Dr. Sharma earned the prestigious title of “Docent in Neuroanatomy” of Medical Faculty, Uppsala University in April 2004. Currently his main research interest is Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration, in relation to the Blood-brain barrier in stress, trauma, and drugs of abuse in health and disease. Dr. Sharma on his research on brain pathology and neuroprotection in different models received the prestigious award from The Laerdal Foundation of Acute Medicine, Stavanger, Norway, in 2005 followed by Distinguished International Scientists Collaboration Award by National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Baltimore, MD (2006–2008). His recent work on 5-HT3 receptor mediated neuroprotection in morphine withdrawal induced neurotoxicity won the coveted prize of Best Investigator Award 2008 and Best Scientific Presentation by European Federation of the International Association for Study of Pain (ISAP), and Awarded during their VI Annual Meeting in Lisbon, September 9–12, 2008. His recent research is aimed to find out the role of nanoparticles in Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection using various treatment strategies that is supported by European Aerospace Research and Development (EOARD), London, UK and US Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Oh, USA. On his works on Blood–brain barrier in hypertension and diabetes together with Romanian colleagues, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu,” Cluj-Napoca, Romania awarded Dr. Sharma with Honorary Doctorate of Medical Sciences in 2009. Dr Sharma’s work over 30 years on the blood-brain barrier and brain edema won him the US Neurosurgeon Dr Anthony Marmarou Award (2011) by the International Brain Edema Society at their 15th Congress in Tokyo, Japan, November 2011. His works on Nanoneuroscience and development of nanomedicine to treat the CNS injuries has won accolades at various Government and International Scotties or Organization across the World. Accordingly Dr Sharma was decorated with the most prestigious ”Hind Rattan Award 2012” on the eve of Republic Day of India in January 2012 and Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Gold Medal in October 2012 in House of Lords, London, UK. Dr Sharma was also invited to organize and chair Nanosymposium in Society for Neuroscience meetings in Chicago (2009), San Diego (2010), Washington DC (2011) and New Orleans (2012). Dr Sharma has published over 380 research papers, 75 reviews, 12 monographs, and 70 international book chapters and edited 15 book volumes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden

Aruna Sharma

Aruna Sharma, MD is currently Secretary of Research at Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala University, Sweden. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in 1971 and trained in Indian Medicine up to 1977 and engaged in medical research from 1978 to 1986 in India on hyperthermia induced brain dysfunction in the lab of Hari Sharma and Prasanta Kumar Dey under University Grants Commission and Indian Council of Medical Research Her main interest is now focused on Indian Medicinal drugs and their effects on the Central Nervous System Function, toxicology, neurorepair and neuroprotection. She is also investigating neurotoxicological profiles of many Ayurvedic traditional drugs with special reference to those containing metal oxide or metal ashes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Secretary of Research, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala University, Sweden