A Multidisciplinary Approach to Myelin Diseases

  • G. Serlupi Crescenzi

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 142)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Myelin Gene Expression

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. D. R. Colman, L. Bernier, J. L. Salzer, S. Gillespie, P. Brophy, D. D. Sabatini
      Pages 3-11
    3. Wendy B. Macklin, Minnetta V. Gardinier, Prescott L. Deninger, Barbara A. Sorg, Celia W. Campagnoni
      Pages 29-45
  3. Myelin Assembly

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. A. Toews, P. Morell
      Pages 59-75
    3. R. M. Gould, W. Spivack, R. Cataneo, J. Holshek, G. Konat
      Pages 87-102
    4. D. S. Siegel, A. Cestelli, A. Berardi, E. Costantino Ceccarini
      Pages 103-109
    5. G. Serlupi Crescenzi, S. Salvati, A. M. Confaloni, D. D’Urso, L. Attorri
      Pages 133-140
  4. Myelinogenesis in Culture

  5. Immunological Aspects of Myelin Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. C. F. Brosnan, W. Cammer, U. Traugott, W. T. Norton, C. S. Raine
      Pages 207-218
    3. L. Massacesi, A. L. Abbamondi, E. Castigli, L. Amaducci
      Pages 251-258
    4. A. R. Massaro, G. Carbone
      Pages 267-274
  6. Demyelinating Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 275-275
    2. M. Katayama, D. S. Siegel, K. Suzuki
      Pages 277-283
    3. G. Georgsson, P. A. Palsson, G. Petursson
      Pages 303-318
    4. L. Svennerholm, C-G. Gottfries, I. Karlsson
      Pages 319-328
    5. J. R. Martin, S. Suzuki, H. deF Webster
      Pages 329-340
  7. Remyelination and Myelin Repair

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 341-341
    2. M. Gumpel, F. Lachapelle, C. Lubetzki, A. Gansmüller, A. Baron-Van Evercooren, P. Lombrail et al.
      Pages 343-352
    3. N. Herschkowitz, R. Reynolds, E. Bossi
      Pages 363-370
  8. Clinical Aspects of New Discoveries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 371-371
    2. G. Serlupi Crescenzi
      Pages 373-400
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 401-406

About this book


The present book is based on the papers presented during an inter­ disciplinary meeting which was held in Rome October 27-30, 1986, at the Istituto Superiore di Sanita under the sponsorship of NATO, and with a financial contribution of the Cassa di Risparmio di Roma. The meeting was of great interest because, for the first time, a group of highly qualified scientists specializing in different fields were gathered together to discuss the problem of demyelinating diseases. In thi. context molecular biologists, immunologists, virologists, and lipid chemists could discuss with clinicians for four days every aspect of demyelinating diseases. They shared results of the more recent research with the hope that more knowledge of the myelinating process will eventually succeed in finding new treatments for these diseases. The meeting was successful, perhaps in part because discussions during lunches and dinners provided an opportunity for the exchange of new ideas. This was apparent in the discussions held after the presen­ tation of each paper and was summarized in the very lively round table which was held on the last day. The editor wishes to express his thanks to the scientific committee members: N. Baumann, C. Fieschi, G. Macchi, J.M. Matthieu, K. Suzuki. It was their advice that made the choice of participants and subjects so successful. The organizer also acknowledge the organizing support of NATO in preparing these proceedings. Acknowledgments have to be offered to Dr. S. Salvati, Dr. A.M.


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  • G. Serlupi Crescenzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto Superiore di SanitàRomeItaly

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