Skip to product information
1 of 1

Benbella Books

The Brain Under Siege: Solving the Mystery of Brain Disease, and How Scientists Are Following the Clues to a Cure

The Brain Under Siege: Solving the Mystery of Brain Disease, and How Scientists Are Following the Clues to a Cure

Regular price €28,95 EUR
Regular price Sale price €28,95 EUR
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.
Format

Author: Howard L. Weiner
Publisher: Benbella Books
Published: 10/26/2021
Pages: 368
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.27lbs
Size: 9.06h x 6.06w x 1.26d
ISBN: 9781953295545

About the Author
Howard L. Weiner is the Robert L. Kroc Professor of Neurology at the Harvard Medical School, Director and Founder of the Brigham MS Center and codirector of the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston. He has pioneered therapy in multiple sclerosis and has investigated disease mechanisms in brain diseases including MS, Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, stroke and brain tumors. Dr. Weiner is a recipient of the John Dystel Prize for MS Research and received the NIH Director's Transformative Research Award for his research in Alzheimer's disease. He has pioneered the investigation of the mucosal immune system for the treatment of autoimmune and other diseases and is currently developing a nasal vaccine to treat Alzheimer's disease and novel therapies for MS and ALS. The Harvard Medical School honored him with the establishment of the Howard L. Weiner Professorship of Neurologic Diseases. He is the author of the book Curing MS and award-winning films, the documentary What is Life? The Movie and the feature length drama, Abe and Phil's Last Poker Game starring Martin Landau and Paul Sorvino.

View full details