book review

An Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine

An Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine, a masterpiece and a classic book which is still read, is written by Claude Bernard, the father of modern physiology and experimental medicine. In 1865, forced by sickness to abandon his teaching and research activities, Bernard wrote this book, establishing as general principles his thoughts about experimentation […]

Neural-Immune Interactions in Brain Function and Alcohol Related Disorders

Neural-Immune Interactions in Brain Function and Alcohol Related Disorders presents the recent advances in neuro-immune and alcohol research, relevant to brain function, behavior and alcohol use disorders.  Recent up-to-date and cutting edge development is provided by experts in the field of neuroendocrine-immunology and alcohol use disorders. Neuroendocrine-immunology and neural-immune interactions offer a new framework for […]

The Physiology of Immunity

The Physiology of Immunity (Comparative Immunology) provides an overview of the immune system and integrates physiology and immunology, outlining the effects of the neuroendocrine system on immunity, and comparing the neuroendocrine-immune function of a variety of species. Neuroendocrine-immunology or immunophysiology has become a highly visible and fast-growing area in modern inter-disciplinary research. This book’s sections […]

The Neuroendocrine Immune Network

The Neuroendocrine Immune Network is published by CRC Press and edited by Serem Freier, German, British and Israeli pediatrician and medical educator. The book’s major focus is neuroendocrine-immunology or the interactions between the nervous, endocrine and immune systems. It addresses the anatomical basis of these interactions, including the innervation of lymphoid tissues and mast cells, […]

Neural Modulation of Immunity

Book review by Vincent Geenen, MD, PhD, University of Liege, Belgium Neural Modulation of Immunity was published in 1985 by Raven Press and was edited by Roger Guillemin, Melvin Cohn, and Theodore Melnechuk. This book presents the proceedings and active discussions of an international symposium held in Brussels (Belgium) under the auspices of the Princess […]

The Immune System and the Developing Brain

The Immune System and the Developing Brain (Colloquium Series on the Developing Brain) is published by Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences and authored by Jaclyn M. Schwarz, from the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Delaware and Staci D. Bilbo, the Director of Research for the Lurie Center for Autism at of Massachusetts […]

The Brain Immune Axis and Substance Abuse

The Brain Immune Axis and Substance Abuse, published by Springer and edited by BM Sharp, T. Eisenstein, JJ Madden and Friedman, H., represents the proceedings of the symposium on the Brain Immune Axis and Substance Abuse held in Palm Beach, FL in June 1994. The book covers 31 chapters addressing the effect of drugs of […]

The Neuro-Immune Endocrine Connection

The Neuro-Immune Endocrine Connection, published by Raven Press, is edited by Carl W. Cotman, Roberta E. Brinton, Albert Galaburda, Bruce Mcewen, and Diane M. Schneider. This short ‘classic’ book in the field presents the proceedings of a neuroimmunology meeting that took place at Rockefeller University Based held Apr. 15-16, 1985 in New York City and […]

Stress and Your Health: From Vulnerability to Resilience

Stress and Your Health: From Vulnerability to Resilience is published by Wiley-Blackwell and is authored by Hymie Anisman, Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. The Stress and Your Health presents an evidence-based evaluation of the various effects of […]

The Oxford Handbook of Psychoneuroimmunology (Oxford Library of Psychology)

The Oxford Handbook of Psychoneuroimmunology is published by Oxford University Press, and edited by Suzanne C. Segerstrom, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA. The Oxford Handbook of Psychoneuroimmunology comprises perspectives on the state-of-the-art and the recent advances in psychoneuroimmunology. Chapters in the volume represent the entire range of levels of analysis […]

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