Chagas Disease, 1st Edition

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Chagas Disease, 1st Edition,Louis M. Weiss,Herbert B. Tanowitz,ISBN9780123858955
 
 
 

Advances in Parasitology

Weiss   &   Tanowitz   

Academic Press

9780123858955

294

229 X 152

Cutting-edge reviews in parasitology

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Hardcover

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Key Features

  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field
  • Contributions from leading authorities and industry experts

Description

This thematic volume provides authoritative, up-to-date reviews addressing recent advances as well as an overview for the research and clinical communities on the endemic infection of Chagas disease. Lead researchers discuss epidemiology and control measures as well as various diagnosis techniques, treatments, and therapies currently being used. The text includes a history of Chagas disease and an outlook for the next century.

Readership

Researchers in parasitology, tropical medicine and entomology.

Louis M. Weiss

Louis M. Weiss M.D., M.P.H is Professor of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases) and Professor of Pathology (Division of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine) of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. Dr. Weiss received his M.D. and M.P.H degrees from the Johns Hopkins University in 1982. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Following this fellowship, he joined the faculty at Einstein where he is currently a Professor of Pathology and Medicine. His laboratory group has an active research program on parasitic diseases with a research focus on Toxoplasma gondii, the Microsporidia and Trypanosoma cruzi. Dr. Weiss is the author of over 200 publications and the editor of 3 books on parasitology. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, Infectious Disease Society of America and the American Academy of Microbiology. Dr. Weiss is the Co-Director of the Einstein Global Health Center.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, New York, U.S.A.

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Herbert B. Tanowitz

Chagas Disease, 1st Edition

  1. Bioactive lipids in Trypanosoma cruzi Infection
    Fabiana S. Machado1, Shankar Mukherjee, Louis M. Weiss, Herbert B. Tanowitz, Anthony W. Ashton
  2. Mechanisms of host cell invasion by Trypanosoma cruzi
    Kacey L. Caradonna and Barbara A. Burleigh
  3. Gap junctions and Chagas’ disease
    Daniel Adesse, Regina Coeli Goldenberg, Fabio S. Fortes, Jasmin, Dumitru A. Iacobas, Sanda Iacobas, Antonio Carlos Campos de Carvalho, Maria de Narareth Meirelles, Huan Huang, Milena B. Soares, Herbert B. Tanowitz, Luciana Ribeiro Garzoni and David C. Spray
  4. The Vasculature in Chagas Disease
    Cibele M. Prado, Linda A. Jelicks, Louis M. Weiss, Stephen M. Factor, Herbert B. Tanowitz, Marcos A. Rossi
  5. Infection-Associated Vasculopathy in Experimental Chagas Disease: Pathogenic Roles of Endothelin and Kinin Pathways
    Julio Scharfstein, Daniele Andrade
  6. Autoimmunity
    Edecio Cunha-Neto, MD, PhD; Priscila Camillo Teixeira, PhD; Luciana Gabriel Nogueira, PhD; Jorge Kalil, MD, PhD
  7. ROS signaling of inflammatory cytokines during T. cruzi infection
    Shivali Gupta, Monisha Dhiman, Jian-jun Wen, Nisha Jain Garg
  8. Inflammation and Chagas disease: some mechanisms and relevance.
    Talvani A and Teixeira MM
  9. Neurodegeneration and neuroregeneration in Chagas’ disease
    Marina V. Chuenkova and Mercio Pereira-Perrin
  10. Adipose tissue, Diabetes and Chagas Disease
    Herbert B. Tanowitz, Linda A. Jelicks, Fabiana S. Machado, Lisia Esper, Xiaohua Qi, Mahalia S. Desruisseaux, Streamson C. Chua, Philipp E. Scherer, Fnu Nagajyothi

Quotes and reviews

"One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing."--PARASITOLOGY
"The policy of the editors of
Advances in Parasitology to include reviews from any aspect of parasitology and the high standard of individual papers have resulted in this series of volumes becoming an indispensable source for students, teachers, and research workers."--ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY
 
 
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