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The changing brain : Alzheimer's disease and advances in neuroscience

Author: Ira B Black
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this "intriguing scientific thriller" ("Nature Neuroscience"), a clinical neurologist provides a dramatic account--the fictionalized story of a successful investment banker who succumbs to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Popular Works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ira B Black
ISBN: 0195156978 9780195156973
OCLC Number: 48620288
Notes: Originally published: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2001.
Description: xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface: The Constancy of Change --
Ch. 1. Brain Connection --
Ch. 2. Survival Signal --
Ch. 3. How to Live in the Brain --
Ch. 4. Families --
Ch. 5. Death and the Brain --
Ch. 6. Brain Birthdays --
Ch. 7. Brain Glue --
Ch. 8. Brain Captures Time --
Ch. 9. Growth that Kills --
Ch. 10. Brain as a Renewable Resource --
Epilogue: Enoch's Endgame --
Afterword: Lest Ye See Miracles.
Responsibility: Ira B. Black.
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Ira Black examines the role that Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) plays in neuronal plasticity with extreme incisiveness and acuity... Someone like myself, who has been involved in the study of NGF during Read more...

 
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