The reference is a broad-ranging review of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias from both basic and clinical neuroscience perspectives; it provides scientists and medical professionals with an extensive introduction and an up-to-date review of cutting-edge scientific advances.
· Brings the reader up-to-date with cutting-edge developments in this
exciting and fast-paced field
· Summarizes the most recent developments in the fields of Alzheimer's disease and dementia
· Brings together articles from a prominent and international group of contributors
· Encompasses a unique range of topics, combining basic molecular perspectives and cognitive neurosciences
“I believe this textbook will be useful to a variety of readers from different backgrounds and at different stages of training and experience and I would be very glad to have it in my library.” (International Psychogeriatrics, 25 July 2013)
Dr. Neil W. Kowall is Chief of Neurology and Director of the New England GRECC at the VA Boston Healthcare System; he is also Director of the NIH-funded Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center, Professor of Neurology and Pathology at Boston University School of Medicine, and Lecturer in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He has published over 170 papers in peer-reviewed journals including Science, Nature, the Journal of Neuroscience, and the Annals of Neurology.
Dr. Andrew E. Budson is the Deputy Chief of Staff and a member of the Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center (GRECC) at the VA Boston Healthcare System. He is also Associate Director for Research at the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center, Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, and Lecturer in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He was awarded the 2008 Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral Neurology and the 2009 Research Award in Geriatric Neurology, both from the American Academy of Neurology, and has published over 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Brain, and Cortex.