Nanoneuroscience and Nanoneuropharmacology / edited by Hari Shanker Sharma.Material type: TextSeries: Progress in brain research ; v. 180.Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Elsevier, 2009Edition: First editionDescription: 1 online resource (xiv, 245 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780080962245; 0080962246; 9780444534316; 0444534318Subject(s): Neurosciences | Neuropharmacology | Nanomedicine | Central Nervous System Diseases -- drug therapy | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain) | MEDICAL -- Neurology | Nanomedicine | Neuropharmacology | NeurosciencesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Nanoneuroscience and nanoneuropharmacology.DDC classification: 616.8 LOC classification: QP376 | .P7 v.180ebNLM classification: W1 | WL 300Online resources: Click here to access online
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Text in English.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Drug delivery to the brain using colloidal carriers / Jiang Chang [and others] -- Quantum dot nanotechnologies for neuroimaging / Gabriel A. Silva -- Colloidal system for CNS drug delivery / Luca Constantino [and others] -- Applications of nanotechnology in molecular imaging of the brain / Marinta A. McAteer and Robin P. Choudhury -- Development of iron chelator-nanoparticle conjugates as potential therapeutic agents for Alzheimer disease / Gang Liu [and others] -- Carbon nanotubes as substrates/scaffolds for neural cell growth / William Lee and Vladimir Parpura -- Neuromodulation : deep brain stimulation, sensory neuroprostheses, and the neural-electrical interface / Russell J. Andrews -- Nanoparticles : transport across the olfactory epithelium and application to the assessment of brain function in health and disease / Michael Aschner -- Nanoparticles influence pathophysiology of spinal cord injury and repair / Hari Shanker Sharma [and others] -- Solid lipid nanoparticles and microemulsions for drug delivery : the CNS / Maria Rosa Gasco, Lorenzo Priano and Gian Paolo Zara -- Solid lipid nanoparticles for brain tumors therapy : state of the art and novel challenges / Andrea M. Brioschi [and others] -- Brain as an HIV sequestered site : use of nanoparticles as a therapeutic option / Christopher J. Destache.
Print version record.
This volume presents articles from the leading experts in the field in nanobiotechnology providing students and researcher a comprehensive review of the newly emerging area of neuroscience. All aspects of nanomaterials induced alteration in brain function are considered. Basic chapters on methods and ways to enhance nano-drug delivery into the brain are presented as well as chapters on functional and structural changes in the CNS, including gene expression and related issues. Particular attention is given to possible therapeutic advancement regarding nano-drug formulation and their role in neuroprotection.