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Title Neurovascular medicine : pursuing cellular longevity for healthy aging / [edited by] Kenneth Maiese
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (xii, 580 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Role of prion protein during normal physiology and disease / Adriana Simon Coitinho and Glaucia N.M. Hajj -- Role of protein kinase C and related pathways in vascular smooth muscle contraction and hypertension / Xiaoying Qiao and Raouf A. Khalil -- Brain temperature regulation during normal neural function and neuropathology / Eugene A. Kiyatkin -- Retinal cellular metabolism and its regulation and control / Dao-Yi Yu [and others] -- Cross talk between the autonomic and central nervous systems: mechanistic and therapeutic considerations for neuronal, immune, vascular, and somatic-based diseases / Fuad Lechin and Bertha van der Dijs -- Neurobiology of chronic pain / Min Zhuo -- Physiological effects and disease manifestations of performance-enhancing androgenic-anabolic steroids, growth hormone, and insulin / Michael R. Graham [and others] -- Mesenchymal stem cells and transdifferentiated neurons in cross talk with the tissue microenvironment: implications for translational science / Katarzyna A. Trzaska [and others] -- Motoneurons from human embryonic stem cells: present status and future strategies for their use in regenerative medicine / K.S. Sidhu -- Adult neurogenesis, neuroinflammation, and therapeutic potential of adult neural stem cells / Philippe Taupin -- Glutamatergic signaling in neurogenesis / Noritaka Nakamichi and Yukio Yoneda
Neuroimmune interactions that operate in the development and progression of inflammatory demyelinating diseases: lessons from pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis / Enrico Fainardi and Massimiliano Castellazzi -- Brain inflammation and the neuronal fate: from neurogenesis to neurodegeneration / Maria Antonietta Ajmone-Cat, Emanuele Cacci, and Luisa Minghetti -- Immunomodulation in the nervous and vascular systems during inflammation and autoimmunity: the role of T regulatory cells / Kokona Chatzantoni and Athanasia Mouzaki -- Alzheimer's disease: is it caused by cerebrovascular dysfunction? / Christian Humpel -- Proteases in [beta]-amyloid metabolism: potential therapeutic targets against Alzheimer's disease / Noureddine Brakch and Mohamed Rholam -- Neurobiology of postischemic recuperation in the aged mammalian brain / Aurel Popa-Wagner [and others] -- Protein misfolding, mitochondrial disturbances, and kynurenines in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders / Gabriella Gárdián [and others] -- Redox signaling and vascular function / J. Will Langston, Magdalena L. Circu, and Tak Yee Aw -- Gene therapy toward clinical application in the cardiovascular field / Hironori Nakagami, Mariana Kiomy Osako, and Ryuichi Morishita -- Role of advanced glycation end products, oxidative stress, and inflammation in diabetic vascular complications / Sho-Ichi Yamagishi, Takanori Matsui, and Kazuo Nakamura -- Reducing oxidative stress and enhancing neurovascular longevity during diabetes mellitus / Kenneth Maiese, Zhao Zhong Chong, and Faqi Li
Summary The authors of this monograph strive to lay the course for the continued progression of innovative investigations and especially those that examine previously unexplored pathways of cell biology with new avenues of study for the maintenance of healthy aging and extended cellular longevity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pathology, Cellular.
Pathology, Molecular.
Nervous system -- Degeneration.
Inflammation -- Mediators.
Cell physiology.
Nervous System Physiological Phenomena
Pathology, Molecular
Inflammation Mediators
Aging -- physiology
Cell Physiological Phenomena
Neurodegenerative Diseases -- prevention & control
Neurons -- physiology
MEDICAL -- Pathology.
MEDICAL -- Pathophysiology.
Cell physiology
Inflammation -- Mediators
Nervous system -- Degeneration
Pathology, Cellular
Pathology, Molecular
Form Electronic book
Author Maiese, Kenneth, 1958-
ISBN 9780199716807