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Huntington's Disease free pdf This fourth edition of Huntington's Disease presents a comprehensive summary of the current knowledge of this disease, including the major scientific and clinical advances that have occurred since publication of the third edition in 2002. Completely updated and expanded, chapters in this volume are organized in five sections: * Clinical aspects of Huntington's disease, including updated chapters on historical perspectives, neurological, neuropsychiatric, and neuropsychological aspects, and new chapters on juvenile Huntington's and the premanifest and early stages * The genetics of Huntington's disease, including new information on its epidemiology discussions of new testing guidelines * Neurobiology, including recent insights into correlations between pathology and symptoms and a new chapter on neuronal circuitry * The molecular biology of Huntington's disease, including new chapters on the normal function of huntingtin, the molecular pathogenesis of Huntington's disease and the peripheral pathology of the disorder, and an extensively updated chapter on its structural biology * An updated description of the comprehensive care for Huntington's disease, featureing a new chapter on preclinical therapeutics and a completely rewritten chapter on the state of the art of experimental therapeutics and clinical trials.

About Gillian Bates

Sarah Tabrizi is Professor of Clinical Neurology in the Department of Neurodegenerative Diseases at the UCL Institute of Neurology and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery. Her research focuses on the pathobiological, translational and clinical aspects of neurodegeneration with a major focus on Huntington's disease. Sarah leads two major, international multidisciplinary research initiatives, TRACK-HD and Track-On HD, aimed at understanding the neurobiology of the neurodegenerative changes in premanifest and early stage HD gene carriers and identifying sensitive measures of disease progression.

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Author : Gillian Bates
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 15 May 2014
ISBN : 0199929149
EAN : 9780199929146
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 512 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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