Autoantibodies in Neurological Diseases (Topics in Neuroscience)-Original PDF

Autoantibodies in Neurological Diseases (Topics in Neuroscience)-Original PDF

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By Angela Vincent(Author), Gianvito Martino(Contributor)

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Immune-mediated neurological disorders present an increasing challenge to neu­ rologists. Recent advances have identified new antibodies, new effector mechanisms and new diagnostic tests; these have greatly enhanced our understanding of disease aetiology and opened up therapeutic opportunities, but a critical understanding of this fast -developing field is not easy to find. This volume was conceived following a very successful course on neuroimmu­ no logy in Bergamo in 2000, and was written mainly by clinicians who are active in the laboratory. It will help to keep practising neurologists and neuroimmuno­ logists abreast of the most recent developments, and to assess new information more critically. Angela Vincent and Gianvito Martino should be congratulated on master-min­ ding this timely and practical text. July 2001 J. Newsom-Davis Professor Emeritus University of Oxford Table of Contents Introduction -Approaches to Understanding Immune-Mediated Neurological Disorders: Measuring and Evaluating Autoantibodies to Neuronal Antigens G. MARTINO, A. VINCENT ..••.•…•…•..••…•.••..•….••.••…..

Product Details

  • Series: Topics in Neuroscience
  • Paperback: 196 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002 edition (October 28, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 8847021634
  • ISBN-13: 978-8847021631