"Autophagy in Health and Disease" offers an overview of the latest research in autophagy with a translational emphasis. This publication takes scientific research in autophagy a step further and offers integrated content with advancements in autophagy from cell biology and biochemical research to clinical treatments. A necessary reference for the bookshelf of medical and scientific researchers and students, "Autophagy in Health and Disease" presents high quality, reputable information on autophagy, allowing the reader quick access to the most applicable information. It discusses current understanding of the roles of autophagy in health and disease. It covers the background of autophagy, the development of tools and therapeutics to measure and modulate autophagy, and autophagy in tissues and disease processes. It features an accompanying website with figures and tables.