Inflammation in Parkinson's Disease

Scientific and Clinical Aspects

  • Madhavi Thomas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Kurt A. Jellinger
    Pages 25-74
  3. George T. Kannarkat, Malú G. Tansey
    Pages 75-103
  4. Claire Stevens, Glenda Halliday
    Pages 127-144
  5. Kumi Nagamoto-Combs, Colin K. Combs
    Pages 145-173
  6. Madhavi Thomas, Christopher Adams
    Pages 189-204
  7. David J. Brooks
    Pages 205-216
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 217-222

About this book


Inflammation in Parkinson’s Disease brings advances in research together with current literature and evidence.  This concise volume covers the fundamentals of neuroimmunology and inflammatory models, the interactions between pathways of neurodegeneration and follows the concept of research work undertaken from basic science to clinical trials.  Researchers, clinicians, and students interested in Parkinson's Disease are provided with a comprehensive view of translational research methods and an insight needed for developing future therapies aimed at disease modulation.



Biologic markers, PET imaging, neuroinflammation, Cytokine, nitric oxide, anti-inflammatories, animal models Neurodegeneration, microglia, oligodendrocytes, astrocytes, Neuropathology, acute and chronic inflammation, Parkinson's disease, inflammation, translational neurobiology Pathologic findings, MPTP toxicity, epidemiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Madhavi Thomas
    • 1
  1. 1.North Texas Movement Disorders Institute, Inc.BedfordUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-08045-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-08046-8
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