Young Perspectives for Old Diseases

Editor(s): Glaucia Noeli Maroso Hajj

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Young Perspectives for Old Diseases is a collaborative monograph describing the current understanding of common neurodegenerative diseases. The monograph focuses on the molecular and cellular ...
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Foreword  Open Access Plus

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Rafael Linden



Preface  Open Access Plus

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Glaucia Noeli Maroso Hajj and Carolina Rezával



List of Contributors  Open Access Plus

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Glaucia Noeli Maroso Hajj and Carolina Rezával



The Role of Molecular and Cellular Biology in Neurodegenerative Diseases - Learning from Cancer Therapies  Open Access Plus

Pp. 3-21 (19)

Kil Sun Lee



Current Pharmacological and Non-Pharmacological Therapies for Neurodegenerative Diseases  Open Access Plus

Pp. 23-48 (26)

Walter A. S. Moraes



“The Greatness of the Smallest Ones”: The Most Valuable Attributes of Flies and Worms for the Study of Neurodegeneration  Open Access Plus

Pp. 49-84 (36)

Carolina Rezával



Calcium in Homeostasis and Neurodegeneration  Open Access Plus

Pp. 85-101 (17)

Flavio H. Beraldo and Ashbell Roy



Protein Misfolding and Propagation in Neurodegenerative Diseases  Open Access Plus

Pp. 103-118 (16)

Tiago Góss dos Santos



Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Free Radicals in Neuronal Death  Open Access Plus

Pp. 119-132 (14)

Célia Harumi Tengan and Gabriela Silva Rodrigues



Alzheimer’s Disease  Open Access Plus

Pp. 133-154 (22)

Sofia Jurgensen and Helena Decker



Parkinson’s Disease: Genetics, Mechanisms and Diagnosis  Open Access Plus

Pp. 155-176 (22)

Telma Tiemi Schwindt, Enéas Galdini Ferrazoli and Henning Ulrich



Huntington’s Disease: A Puzzle from Childhood to Senescence  Open Access Plus

Pp. 177-203 (27)

Fabiola M. Ribeiro, Roenick P. Olmo and Tomas Dobransky



Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Role for Non-Neuronal Cells  Open Access Plus

Pp. 205-222 (18)

Ana G. Barbeito



Multiple Sclerosis: An Overview  Open Access Plus

Pp. 223-250 (28)

Felipe von Glehn, Carlos Otávio Brandão, Alessandro S. Farias and Leonilda M. B. Santos



Lewy Body Dementia and Frontotemporal Dementia  Open Access Plus

Pp. 251-267 (17)

Renan Pedra Souza and Bruno Rezende Souza



Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease and Other Peripheral Neuropathies  Open Access Plus

Pp. 269-325 (57)

Veronick Benoy, Constantin d`Ydewalle and Ludo Van Den Bosch



Targeting Molecular Mechanisms of Cognitive Dysfunction  Open Access Plus

Pp. 327-340 (14)

Rafael Roesler, Arethuza S. Dornelles and Fernando Benetti



Stem Cell Applications for Neurodegenerative Diseases  Open Access Plus

Pp. 341-362 (22)

Marilene Hohmuth Lopes and Lilian Cruz



Subject Index  Open Access Plus

Pp. 363-370 (8)

Glaucia Noeli Maroso Hajj and Carolina Rezával