Inflammation in parkinson's disease: Scientific and clinical aspects

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Abstract

Parkinson's Disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease with a prevalence of 0.1% of the global population, and 5-10% patients are under 40 years of age. Several text books have been published on various aspects of PD to date, including research and clinical aspects. However these do not emphasize the inflammatory pathways and pathways of neurodegeneration in PD. 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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages222
ISBN (Electronic)9783319080468
ISBN (Print)3319080458, 9783319080451
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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