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By Robert Katzman, Katherine Bick

ISBN-10: 0124019552

ISBN-13: 9780124019553

  • authors are imminently certified to jot down in this subject...their first-hand wisdom of the interval in query and of the participants they interview enriches the book's content material considerably.''
    --Norman R. Relkin, MD, PhD in NEUROLOGY (April 2001)


    ''Katzman and Bick display substantial interviewing abilities, and their respondents supply remarkably beneficiant and candid fabric. This e-book will consequently fascinate scholars of the heritage of technological know-how, despite their curiosity in Alzheimer's illness. should you have such curiosity, it's a infrequent treat.''
    --John C.S. Breitner, MD, MPH, ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY (March 2001)

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But I have to say that by then I ^vas so depressed by the whole thing that I said I'd work on v^hatever they (in Bristol) ^were ^vorking on. Which w^as incredibly boring as far as I ^vas concerned; they v^ere w^orking on neurosecretion in the posterior pituitary, which I found so boring. However, I did w^ork on that for a while and then I did teach somebody else to do that and he got his M D and is now in Oxford, not a professor, I don't think. I got him to do that bit and I didn't have to do it.

Roth's career has been marked by a profusion of honours and awards from scientific societies and universities around the world. H e WSLS knighted in 1972, appointed a Fello^v of Trinity College and Professor of Psychiatry at Cambridge University in 1977, and elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1996. M a n y observers give Roth credit for almost single-handedly bringing geriatric psychiatry research into the modern era. M y talk w^ith Sir Martin provides a fascinating glimpse into the origins and evolution of his approaches to his research over his extended career.

The thing is the loss of synapses, I'm sure Robert Terry is on the right track, I've thought this for years. Yes, you lose neurons but it's the lost synapses that matter. And you lose synapses ^vithout losing neurons. This ^vas sho^vn a long time ago by Arnold Scheibel. I ^vas rather friendly ^vith Scheibel at one time; he ^was fun. Anyway, he show^ed the loss of dendrites in Alzheimer's disease a long time ago and also the law^less growth that people talk about. I sa^v la^vless growth in the E M but I've never published any pictures of it.

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