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Title The biology of aging / Richard L. Sprott, Huber R. Warner, T. Franklin Williams, editors.

Published New York : Springer Pub., c1993.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  612.67 BIOL    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 130 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes "Originally published as the fall/winter 1992 issue of Generations, journal of the American Society on Aging."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Ch. 1. Biological Theories of Aging / Edward L. Schneider -- Ch. 2. Biomarkers of Aging: Can We Predict Individual Life Span? / Richard L. Sprott and George S. Roth -- Ch. 3. Tools for Aging Research / Anna M. McCormick -- Ch. 4. Aging Versus Disease: Which Changes Seen with Age are the Result of 'Biological Aging'? / T. Franklin Williams -- Ch. 5. Cancer Biology and Aging / William B. Ershler -- Ch. 6. Recent Insights into the Biology of Alzheimer's Disease / Carl Banner -- Ch. 7. Stress and Neuroendocrine Changes During Aging / Robert M. Sapolsky -- Ch. 8. Oxidation of Proteins During Aging / Rodney L. Levine and Earl R. Stadtman -- Ch. 9. Gene Therapy: Applications to Diseases Associated with Aging / Scott M. Freeman, Katharine A. Whartenby and George N. Abraham -- Ch. 10. Service Delivery in an Aging Population: Implications for the Future / Paul R. Katz and Jurgis Karuza -- Ch. 11. The Limits of Biogerontology / Glenn S. Gerhard and Vincent J. Cristofalo.
Ch. 12. Ethics and the Future of Aging Research: Promises and Problems / Christine Cassel.
Summary This volume is the book edition of a special issue of the American Society on Aging's journal, Generations. Leading experts from the fields of biology and aging offer valuable insights into the latest findings in such areas of research as gene therapy, cancer biology, the biology of Alzheimer's, and stress and neuroendocrine change. Also discussed are the ethics and future of aging research.
Other author Sprott, Richard L.
Warner, Huber R.
Williams, T. Franklin, 1921-
Subject Geriatrics.
Aging -- Physiological aspects.
Other uniform title Generations (San Francisco, Calif.)
ISBN 0826183700