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Author Symposium on Understanding Nicotine and Tobacco Addiction (2005 : London, England)

Title Understanding nicotine and tobacco addiction : [proceedings] of the Symposium on Understanding Nicotine and Tobacco Addiction, held at the Novartis Foundation, London, 17-19 May 2005 / [editors, Gregory Bock and Jamie Goode]

Published Chichester, UK : John Wiley & Sons, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  616.865 SYMP    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Novartis Foundation symposium ; 275.
Novartis Foundation symposium ; 275.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Symposium on Understanding nicotine and tobacco addiction, held at the Novartis Foundation, London, 17-19 May 2005 -- Editors: Gregory Bock (Organizer) and Jamie Goode -- This symposium is based on a proposal made by Robert West and Gino van Heeke -- / William A. Corrigall Chair's introduction 1 -- / Richard Petoc, Richard Doll Hazards of smoking and the benefits of stopping 3 -- / Ian Stolerman Animal models for nicotine dependence 17 -- / Robert West Defining and assessing nicotine dependence in humans 36 -- / Uwe Maskos, Sylvie Granon, Philippe Faure, Jean-Pierre Changeux Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor functions in the CNS investigated with a novel method of stereotaxic gene re-expression in knockout mice 64 -- / Marina R. Picciotto Nicotine-mediated activation of signal transduction pathways 83 -- / David Balfour Complementary roles for the accumbal shell and core in nicotine dependence 96 -- / Christian Heidbreder Dopamine D[subscript 3] system: new opportunities for dopamine-based reward 116 -- / Athina Markou Pathways and systems involved in nicotine dependence 132 -- / Arthur L. Brody Localizing tobacco dependence pathways with functional brain imaging 153 -- / Caryn Lerman Pharmacogenetic approach to nicotine dependence treatment 171 -- / Robert Walton Pharmacogenomics and smoking cessation 184 -- General discussion II Power in studies 197 -- Receptor desensitizadon 199 -- / Peter Hajek What limits the efficacy of current nicotine replacement therapies? 204 -- / Saul Shiffman, Stuart Ferguson, Deborah Scharf Exploring behavioural mechanisms of nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation 219 -- / Rachel F. Tyndale, Edward M. Sellers Modifying the metabolism of nicotine as a therapeutic strategy 235 -- / William A. Corrigall Challenges in discovery and development of pharmacotherapies for tobacco addiction 249 -- Final discussion: Nicotine comorbidity 262 -- Animal models 264.
Other author Bock, Gregory.
Goode, Jamie.
Subject Nicotine addiction -- Congresses.
Tobacco use -- Physiological aspects -- Congresses.
Nicotine addiction -- Treatment -- Congresses.
ISBN 0470016574