Catecholamines Physiology, Pharmacology, and Pathology for Students and Clinicians

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-06-13
  • Publisher: LWW

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Comprehensive and clinically relevant, this monograph provides an authoritative summary of how catecholamines regulate bodily functions in health and in disease, and how this knowledge has spawned an extensive pharmacopeia of widely used drugs. Renowned researcher and educator Dr. Lewis Landsberg offers solid information and guidance on these complex hormones, brought together in a single-source reference that helps both students and clinicians fully understand catecholamines and the sympathoadrenal system.

Key Features
  • Covers fundamental aspects of catecholamine biology, as well as physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and tumors of the sympathoadrenal system.
  • Provides easily understood, concise coverage of difficult concepts, all in one convenient volume.
  • Ideal for medical and graduate students and educators, as well as clinicians in internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, critical care, anesthesiology, and pharmacology.

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Author Biography

Dr. Lewis Landsberg was graduated Summa Cum Laude from Williams College in 1960 and from Yale University School of Medicine in 1964. Following residency training in internal medicine at Yale  he pursued a research fellowship at the NIH in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Julius Axelrod. After two years on the faculty of Yale, Dr. Landsberg was recruited to Harvard Medical School where he was promoted to Professor of Medicine in 1986.  In 1990 he joined the faculty of Northwestern University as the Irving S. Cutter Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and in 1999 was appointed Dean of the School of Medicine. On the occasion of his retirement as Dean, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, its medical staff, and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation made an extraordinary gift of endowment to create and name the Lewis Landsberg Deanship. 

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