Conn's Handbook of Models for Human Aging 2nd Edition

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by Jeffrey L. Ram Ph.D. (Editor), P. Michael Conn (Editor)

Conn's Handbook of Models for Human Aging 2nd Edition

by Jeffrey L. Ram Ph.D. (Editor), P. Michael Conn (Editor)

Conn's Handbook of Models for Human Aging, Second Edition, presents key aspects of biology, nutrition, factors affecting lifespan, methods of age determination, use in research and the disadvantages/advantages of use. Using a multidisciplinary approach, this updated edition is designed as the only comprehensive, current work that covers the diversity in aging models. Chapters on comparative models explore age-related diseases, including Alzheimer's, joint disease, cataracts, cancer and obesity. Also included are new tricks and approaches not available in primary publications. This must-have handbook is an indispensable resource for researchers interested in the mechanisms of aging, gerontologists, health professionals, allied health practitioners and students.

  • Combines both the methods of study for human aging and animal models
  • Provides a historical overview and discussion of model availability, key methods and ethical issues
  • Contains over 200 full color illustrations

Product details

  • Hardcover: 1218 pages
  • Publisher: Academic Press; 2 edition (May 16, 2018)
  • Language: English