Studies on Alzheimer's Disease

  • Domenico Praticὸ
  • Patrizia Mecocci

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Hypotheses

  3. Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Rosanna Squitti, Mariacristina Siotto, Carlo Salustri, Renato Polimanti
      Pages 73-97
    3. Rukhsana Sultana, Aaron M. Swomley, D. Allan Butterfield
      Pages 99-118
    4. Lisa Mosconi, John Murray, Pauline McHugh, Mony de Leon
      Pages 137-157
    5. Yash B. Joshi, Domenico Praticò
      Pages 159-165
  4. Clinics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Fabio Di Domenico, Marzia Perluigi
      Pages 185-199
    3. M. Cristina Polidori, Ludger Pientka
      Pages 201-209
    4. Luc Letenneur, Catherine Feart, Pascale Barberger-Gateau
      Pages 211-222
    5. Patrizia Mecocci, M. Cristina Polidori, Domenico Praticó
      Pages 223-232
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 233-236

About this book


Dr. Domenico Praticò received his M.D. from the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” School of Medicine. He is currently a Professor of Pharmacology, Microbiology and Immunology and member of the Center for Translational Medicine at Temple University. His main research interest is oxidative biology with a particular focus on bioactive lipids, their metabolic pathways, and their role as biological mediators of cellular and molecular events in the pathogenesis of human diseases, including neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases.


Dr. Patrizia Mecocci received her M.D. from the University of Perugia, School of Medicine. She is currently a Full Professor of Gerontology and Geriatrics and Director of the Geriatric Clinic at the University of Perugia. Her research is devoted mainly to clinical geriatrics, with a specific interest on brain aging and dementia and on age-related biological modifications, with a particular focus on the role of oxidants and antioxidants in neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases. 


Alzheimer's Disease Basic Research Clinical Practice Oxidative Stress Studies

Editors and affiliations

  • Domenico Praticὸ
    • 1
  • Patrizia Mecocci
    • 2
  1. 1.PharmacologyTemple UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Istituto di Gerontologia e GeriatriaUniversità degli Studi di PerugiaPerugiaItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-62703-597-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-62703-598-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2197-7224
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-7232
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