© 1990

Basic, Clinical, and Therapeutic Aspects of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases

Volume 1

  • Toshiharu Nagatsu
  • Abraham Fisher
  • Mitsuo Yoshida

Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 38A)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Plenary Lectures

  3. Amyloid

    1. Nobuya Kitaguchi, Yasuyuki Takahashi, Yasuo Tokushima, Kiyomi Oishi, Satoshi Shiojiri, Seigo Tanaka et al.
      Pages 29-35
    2. Seigo Tanaka, Yasuyuki Takahashi, Satoshi Shiojiri, Nobuya Kitaguchi, Hirataka Ito, Kunihiro Ueda et al.
      Pages 37-40
    3. Shigenobu Nakamura, Seigo Tanaka, Wataru Araki, Teruyuki Tsuji, Shingo Kawashima, Satoshi Shiojiri et al.
      Pages 41-46
    4. Takeshi Yamada, Ryutaro Izumi, Hiroyuki Sasaki, Hirokazu Furuya, Ikuo Goto, Yoshiyuki Sasaki
      Pages 47-50
    5. Shun-ichi Yoshikai, Hiroyuki Sasaki, Katumi Doh-ura, Hirokazu Furuya, Yoshiyuki Sakaki
      Pages 51-53
    6. Yoshio Namba, Kazuhiko Ikeda, Masanori Tomonaga
      Pages 55-58
    7. Yuji Aizawa, Ryo Fukatsu, Yuji Takamaru, Kayo Tsuzuki, Tosyiyuki Obara, Mitsuru Fujii et al.
      Pages 59-63
    8. Shoichi Ishiura, Toshifumi Tsukahara, Takeshi Tabira, Koichi Suzuki, Hideo Sugita
      Pages 65-68
    9. Carmela R. Abraham, Huntington Potter
      Pages 69-74
    10. Hiroko Kanai, Makoto Tanaka, Shunsaku Hirai
      Pages 79-82
    11. David Allsop, Sei-ichi Haga, Chie Haga, Tsuyoshi Ishii
      Pages 83-86
    12. Shinichi Nakamura, Osamu Yasuhara, Toshio Kawamata, Toru Kimura, Ichiro Akiguchi, Jun Kimura et al.
      Pages 91-94

About this book


This two-volume work contains the full text of the oral and poster presentations and the general discussion at the round table discussion of the Second International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases: Basic and Therapeutic Strategies, held at the Kyoto Park Hotel in Kyoto, Japan, on November 6-10, 1989. The First Conference was held at the Aviya Sonesta Hotel in Eilat, Israel, on March 24-27, 1985. The record of this First Conference was published by Plenum Press in 1986 as Volume 29 in Advances in Behavioral Biology, under the title "Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases: Strategies for Research and Development." We are happy that the comprehensive texts of the oral and poster presentations of the Second Conference could again be published within the framework of this series. Since the First Conference in 1985, rapid progress has been made in both basic and 'therapeutic aspects of these diseases. About 700 scientists from allover the world participated in the Second Conference, and 300 papers were presented in oral and poster sessions. Many people and organizations have helped to organize this multi­ disciplinary international conference and hence have contributed to the scientific quality of these two volumes. We thank the members of the organizing committee, the organizations that provided financial support, and the contributing scientists for their enthusiastic participation. These two volumes follow the same publishing philosophy as the volume derived from the First Conference. They span a broad spectrum of topics and bridge preclinical and clinical concepts related to these diseases.


Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer´s disease Parkinson anatomy brain brainstem cortex dementia neurobiology neurons neuropeptides neuropharmacology pharmacology physiology research

Editors and affiliations

  • Toshiharu Nagatsu
    • 1
  • Abraham Fisher
    • 2
  • Mitsuo Yoshida
    • 3
  1. 1.Nagoya University School of MedicineNagoyaJapan
  2. 2.Israel Institute for Biological ResearchNess-ZionaIsrael
  3. 3.Jichi Medical SchoolTochigiJapan

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Basic, Clinical, and Therapeutic Aspects of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases
  • Book Subtitle Volume 1
  • Editors Toshiharu Nagatsu
    Abraham Fisher
    Mitsuo Yoshida
  • Series Title Advances in Behavioral Biology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-43680-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4684-5846-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4684-5844-2
  • Series ISSN 0099-6246
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages , 830
  • Number of Illustrations 396 b/w illustrations, 8 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pathology
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