Recent Advances in Epilepsy Research

  • Devin K. Binder
  • Helen E. Scharfman

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 548)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Christine M. Gall, Gary Lynch
    Pages 12-33
  3. Susan D. Croll, Jeffrey H. Goodman, Helen E. Scharfman
    Pages 57-68
  4. Robert K. S. Wong, Shih-Chieh Chuang, Riccardo Bianchi
    Pages 69-75
  5. George B. Richerson, Yuanming Wu
    Pages 76-91
  6. Günther Sperk, Sabine Furtinger, Christoph Schwarzer, Susanne Pirker
    Pages 92-103
  7. Roger D. Traub, Hillary Michelson-Law, Andrea E. J. Bibbig, Eberhard H. Buhl, Miles A. Whittington
    Pages 110-122
  8. Annamaria Vezzani, Daniela Moneta, Cristina Richichi, Carlo Perego, Maria G. De Simoni
    Pages 123-133
  9. Deborah Young, Matthew J. During
    Pages 134-144
  10. Philip A. Schwartzkroin, Steven N. Roper, H. Jurgen Wenzel
    Pages 145-174
  11. Roland A. Bender, Celine Dubé, Tallie Z. Baram
    Pages 213-225
  12. Timothy A. Benke, John Swann
    Pages 226-238
  13. Jeffrey H. Goodman
    Pages 239-247

About this book

Introduction

Epilepsy research has entered an exciting phase as advances in molecular analysis have supplemented in vitro and in vivo electrophysiologic and phenotypic characterization. Recent Advances in Epilepsy Research sets forth a series of chapter reviews by researchers involved in these advances. This volume is a composite profile of some exciting recent investigations in select areas of enquiry.
Key features: neurogenetics of seizure disorders, new developments in cellular and molecular neurobiology of seizure disorders, the role of growth factors in seizures, new advances in the roles of metabotropic glutamate receptors and GABA receptors and transporters, gap junctions, neuroimmunology of epilepsy, malformations of cortical development, neurogenesis, new animal models of epilepsy and the use of brain stimulation to treat epilepsy. This book should be of interest to a wide variety of audiences, including graduate students in neurobiology and related disciplines, neuroscientists, medical students, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and industry including pharmaceutical companies and medical device companies. There are many ideas in this book that will lead ingenious innovators in academia and industry to develop new and better therapies.

Keywords

GABA Nervous System brain cytokine glutamate receptor lead neurobiology receptor research

Editors and affiliations

  • Devin K. Binder
    • 1
  • Helen E. Scharfman
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Neurological Surgery, Moffitt HospitalUniversity of California at San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Center for Neural Recovery and Rehabilitation Research, New York State Department of HealthHelen Hayes HospitalWest HaverstrawUSA
  3. 3.Departments of Pharmacology and NeurologyColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-6376-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-3418-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-6376-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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