Research Advances in Rabies

Research Advances in Rabies

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Overview

Volume 79 of Advances in Virus Research focuses on developments surrounding rabies, an ancient disease that remains a prominent public health problem for humans. This volume highlights important research advances extending from our understanding of how the rabies virus replicates and assembles to how the disease can be prevented and treated in humans and how rabies can be controlled in wildlife hosts. Experts in the field provide insightful and up-to-date chapters that summarize our current state of knowledge in diverse aspects of this very interesting and important viral disease.

  • Contributions from leading authorities and industry experts
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780123870414
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 07/13/2011
Series: ISSN , #79
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 486
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Dr. Jackson is Professor of Medicine (Neurology) and of Medical Microbiology and also Head of the Section of Neurology at University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He graduated from Queen’s University with BA and MD degrees. He completed an internship in internal medicine at University of Southern California, residencies in internal medicine at Queen’s University and in neurology at the University of Western Ontario, and a fellowship in neurovirology at The Johns Hopkins University with Drs. Richard Johnson and Diane Griffin. Dr. Jackson held a faculty position at Queen’s University from 1987 - 2007. He is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of NeuroVirology and the Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. He is President of Rabies in the Americas, Inc. and is on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Neurovirology. Dr. Jackson is the principal investigator on research grants to study experimental aspects of rabies.

Table of Contents

  1. Rabies Virus Transcription and Replication Aurélie A. V. Albertini, Rob W. H. Ruigrok and Danielle Blondel
  2. Rabies Virus Assembly and Budding Atsushi Okumura and Ronald N. Harty
  3. Evasive strategies in rabies virus infection A.C Jackson
  4. Rabies virus clearance from the central nervous system D. Craig Hooper, Anirban Roy, Darryll A. Barkhouse, Jianwei Li, Rhonda B. Kean
  5. Role of chemokines in rabies pathogenesis and protection Xuefeng Niu, Hualei Wang, Zhen F. Fu
  6. Interferon in rabies virus infection Martina Rieder and Karl-Klaus Conzelmann
  7. The role of Toll-like receptors in the induction of immune responses during rabies virus infection Jianwei Li, Milosz Faber, Bernhard Dietzschold and D. Craig Hooper
  8. Role of Oxidative Stress in Rabies Virus Infection Alan C. Jackson, Wafa Kammouni and Paul Fernyhough
  9. Rabies virus as a research tool and viral vaccine vector Emily A. Gomme, Celestine N. Wanjalla, Christoph Wirblich and Matthias J. Schnell
  10. Rabies Virus as a transneuronal tracer of neuronal connections Gabriella Ugolini
  11. Molecular phylogenetics of the Lyssaviruses - insights from a coalescent approach Susan A. Nadin-Davis and Leslie A. Real
  12. Bats and lyssaviruses Ashley C Banyard, David Hayman, Nicholas Johnson, Lorraine McElhinney and Anthony R. Fooks
  13. Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Rabies in Resource Limited/Poor Countries Prapimporn Shantavasinkul and Henry Wilde
  14. Neuroimaging in Rabies Jiraporn Laothamatas, Witaya Sungkarat, Thiravat Hemachudha
  15. Rabies virus infection and microRNAs Nipan Israsena, Aekkapol Mahavihakanont and Thiravat Hemachudha
  16. Design of Future Rabies Biologics and Antiviral Drugs Todd G Smith, Xianfu Wu, Richard Franka, and Charles Rupprecht
  17. Therapy of Human Rabies Alan C. Jackson
  18. Mathematical Models for Rabies Vijay G. Panjeti and Leslie A. Real
  19. Evolution of Wildlife Rabies Control Tactics Rick Rosatte
  20. Understanding effects of barriers on the spread and control of rabies Erin E. Rees, Bruce A. Pond, Rowland R. Tinline and Denise Bélanger
  21. Rabies Research In Resource - Poor Countries Henry Wilde MD and Boonlert Lumlertdacha

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