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Genetics and Models
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The use of animal models is a key aspect of scientific research in numerous fields of medicine. Movement Disorders, Second Edition vigorously examines the important contributions and application of animal models to the understanding of human movement disorders, and serves as an essential resource for basic neuroscientists engaged in movement disorders research. Academic clinicians, translational researchers and basic scientists are brought together to connect experimental findings made in different animal models to the clinical features, pathophysiology and treatment of human movement disorders. The book is divided into sections on Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, dystonia, tremor, paroxysmal movement disorders, ataxia, myoclonus, restless legs syndrome, drug-induced movement disorders, multiple system atrophy, progressive supranuclear palsy/corticobasal degeneration, and spasticity. This book serves as an essential resource for both clinicians interested in the science being generated with animal models and basic scientists studying the pathogenesis of particular movement disorders.


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Section I. Scientific Foundations Section II. Parkinson Disease Section III. Dystonia; Dystonia: Phenotypes and Genetics Section IV. Huntington Disease Section V. Tremor Section VI. Myoclonus Section VII. Tics Section VIII. Paroxysmal Movement Disorders Section IX. Tauopathies Section X. Other Parkinsonian Syndromes: NBIA, MSA, PD+spasticity, PD+dystonia Section XI. Ataxias Section XII. Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Section XIII. Restless Legs Syndrome


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ISBN-13: 9780124055162
Publisher: Elsevier (Academic Press Inc)
Publication date: September, 2014
Pages: 800

Subcategories: Neurology