Make Life Visible

Make Life Visible-1

Yoshiaki Toyama • Atsushi Miyawaki Masaya Nakamura • Masahiro Jinzaki Editors 2020 In recent years, marked advances in imaging technology have enabled the visualization of phenomena formerly believed to be completely impossible. These technologies have made major contributions to the elucidation of the pathology of diseases as well as to their diagnosis and therapy. Adding […]

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Genome Editing in Neurosciences

Genome Editing in Neurosciences-1

Rudolf Jaenisch • Feng Zhang • Fred Gage Editors 2017 It was somewhat of a surprise to the scientific community when, in 1944, Oswald Avery definitively proved that DNA encoded the blueprint to life. Many scientists at the time thought that, with just four bases, DNA was chemically too simple to contain so much information. Nearly 75 years […]

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Myasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders

Myasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders-1

Edited by Henry J. Kaminski 2009 The objective of the second edition of Myasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders is identical to the first, to provide the clinician and the scientist a common source for understanding the complex disorder, myasthenia gravis (MG). Although the first edition appeared in 2003, there have been surprising advances in the field that recommend […]

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Social Neuroscience and Public Health

Social Neuroscience and Public Health-1

Peter A. Hall Editor 2013 Foundations for the Science of Chronic Disease Prevention The intellectual heritage of public health includes epidemiology, health services, community health, urban planning, and biostatistics. It most clearly does not include neuroscience. This is largely because of the vastly divergent epistemic stances of public health and neuroscience, rather than lack of mutual relevance.

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