Neurodegeneration: The Molecular Pathology of Dementia and Movement Disorders, Second Edition

Neurodegeneration: The Molecular Pathology of Dementia and Movement Disorders, Second Edition

Editor(s): Dennis W. Dickson, Roy O. Weller

Published Online: 21 SEP 2011 03:49AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405196932

Online ISBN: 9781444341256

DOI: 10.1002/9781444341256

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This book classifies and groups dementias and movement disorders in terms of Molecular Pathology, a strategy that proved to be successful in the first edition in 2003. Since 2003 there have been so many significant advances in the field that a new edition is urgently required. Authors from the wide field of experts in the International Society of Neuropathology and related disciplines bring together the pathological features of all neurodegenerative diseases.

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  1. Part 1: Introduction: Basic Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration

    1. Chapter 3

      Oxidative Stress and Balance in Neurodegenerative Diseases (pages 10–12)

      George Perry, Siddhartha Mondragón-Rodríguez, Akihiko Nunomura, Xiongwei Zhu, Paula I. Moreira and Mark A. Smith

    2. Chapter 5

      Protein Degradation in Neurodegeneration: The Ubiquitin Pathway (pages 18–21)

      Lynn Bedford, Robert Layfield, Nooshin Rezvani, Simon Paine, James Lowe and R. John Mayer

    3. Chapter 7

      Transgenic Animal Models of Proteinopathies (pages 26–36)

      Naruhiko Sahara, Heather Melrose, Simon D'alton and Jada Lewis

  2. Part 2: Alzheimer's Disease and Aging

  3. Part 3: Tauopathies

    1. Chapter 14

      Frontotemporal Dementia and Parkinsonism Linked to Chromosome 17 (pages 110–134)

      Bernardino Ghetti, Zbigniew K. Wszolek, Bradley F. Boeve, Salvatore Spina and Michel Goedert

    2. Chapter 16

      Pick's Disease (pages 156–164)

      David G. Munoz, Huw R. Morris and Martin Rossor

  4. Part 4: Synucleinopathies

    1. Chapter 24

      Multiple System Atrophy (pages 242–252)

      Janice L. Holton, Andrew J. Lees and Tamas Revesz

  5. Part 5: Trinucleotide Repeat Disorders

    1. Chapter 27

      Spinocerebellar Ataxias (pages 273–287)

      Hidehiro Mizusawa, H. Brent Clark and Arnulf H. Koeppen

  6. Part 6: Prion Disorders

    1. Chapter 32

      Sporadic Creutzfeldt–Jakob Disease (pages 322–335)

      Herbert Budka, Mark W. Head, James W. Ironside, Pierluigi Gambetti, Piero Parchi and Fabrizio Tagliavini

    2. Chapter 35

      A New Prion Disease: Protease-Sensitive Prionopathy (pages 350–353)

      Pierluigi Gambetti, Gianfranco Puoti, Qingzhong Kong and Wenquan Zou

    3. Chapter 37

      Gerstmann–Sträussler–Scheinker Disease (pages 364–377)

      Bernardino Ghetti, Fabrizio Tagliavini, Gabor G. Kovacs and Pedro Piccardo

  7. Part 7: Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Motor Neuron Disease

  8. Part 8: Other Neurodegenerative Disorders

    1. Chapter 46

      Inherited Amyloidoses and Neurodegeneration: Familial British Dementia and Familial Danish Dementia (pages 439–445)

      Tamas Revesz, Agueda Rostagno, Gordon Plant, Tammaryn Lashley, Blas Frangione, Jorge Ghiso and Janice L. Holton

    2. Chapter 49

      Hereditary Ferritinopathies (pages 461–466)

      Ruben Vidal, Marie Bernadette Delisle, Olivier Rascol and Bernardino Ghetti

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