The Functions, Disease-Related Dysfunctions, and Therapeutic Targeting of Neuronal Mitochondria (Hardcover)

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Description


This book presents advances in the field of neuronal mitochondria - functions, relation to therapeutics, and pharmacology. For scientists and researchers in both industry and academia, this book provides detailed discussion, examples, and approaches, to illustrate the potential of mitochondria as therapeutic targets for neuronal diseases.

- Helps readers understand the regulation of mitochondrial cellular processes, such as substrate metabolism, energy production, and programmed versus sporadic cell death
- Offers insights on the development of strategies for targeted therapeutic approaches and potential personalized treatments
- Includes examples of mitochondrial drugs, development, and mitochondria-targeted approaches for more efficient treatment methods and further developments in the field
- Covers the model systems and approaches needed for the development of new drugs for the central nervous system to provide potential modern therapeutics for neurodegenerative disorders.

About the Author


Valentin Gribkoff is an Associate Professor Adjunct in the Department of Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and is a founding member of The Northwoods Group, a biotech consulting and development consortium. He previously co-edited Structure, Function and Modulation of Neuronal Voltage-Gated Ion Channels (Wiley, 2009) and is a co-editor of the Wiley Series on Neuropharmacology.Elizabeth Jonas is an Associate Professor at the Departments of Internal Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, and Neurobiology at Yale University School of Medicine.J. Marie Hardwick is the David Bodian Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781118709238
ISBN-10: 1118709233
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: October 19th, 2015
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Wiley Series on Neuropharmacology