Neurogenetics, Part II, Vol 148. Handbook of Clinical Neurology

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  • 480 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Neurogenetics, Part II, Volume 148, the latest release in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology, provides the latest information on the genetic methodologies that are having a significant impact on the study of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Using genetic science, researchers have identified over 200 genes that cause or contribute to neurological disorders. Still an evolving field of study, defining the relationship between genes and neurological and psychiatric disorders is expected to dramatically grow in scope. Part II builds on the foundation of Part I, expanding the coverage to dementias, paroxysmal disorders, neuromuscular disorders, white matter and demyelination diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, adult psychiatric disorders and cancer and phacomatoses.

  • Contains comprehensive coverage of neurogenetics
  • Details the latest science and its impact on our understanding of neurological, psychiatric disorders
  • Presents a focused reference for clinical practitioners and the neuroscience/neurogenetics research community
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Section V.  Dementias 26. The genetic landscape of Alzheimer disease 27. Frontotemporal dementia 28. The genetics of dementia with Lewy bodies 29. Prion disease

Section VI.  Paroxysmal Disorders 30. Genetics of epilepsy 31. Genetics of migraine 32. Periodic paralysis 33. Episodic ataxias 34. Disorders of sleep and circadian rhythms

Section VII.  Neuromuscular Disorders 35. Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy 36. The genetics of congenital myopathies 37. Genetic basis and phenotypic features of congenital myasthenic syndromes 38. Spinal muscular atrophy 39. Emerging understanding of the genotype:  Phenotype relationship in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 40. Spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy 41. Hereditary spastic paraplegia 42. Neuropathy

Section VIII.  Diseases of White Matter and Demyelination 43. The spectrum of adult-onset heritable white matter disorders 44. Alexander disease 45. Neurogenetics of Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease 46. Multiple sclerosis

Section IX.  Cerebrovascular Diseases 47. CADASIL

Section X.  Major Adult Psychiatric Disorders 48. Neuroepigenetics and addiction 49. Genetic susceptibility in obsessive-compulsive disorder

Section XI.  Cancer and Phakomatoses 50. Brain cancer genomics and epigenomics 51. Neurofibromatosis type 1 52. Tuberous sclerosis complex 53. Von Hippel-Lindau disease and Sturge-Weber syndrome

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