Hypoxia : Translation in Progress / edited by Robert C. Roach, Peter H. Hackett, Peter D. Wagner.

1st ed. 2016.
New York, NY : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
Biomedical and Life Sciences (Springer-11642)
Advances in experimental medicine and biology 0065-2598 ; 903
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 0065-2598 ; 903
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The latest in a series of books from the International Hypoxia Symposia, this volume spans reviews on key topics in hypoxia, and abstracts from poster and oral presentations. The biannual International Hypoxia Symposia are dedicated to hosting the best basic scientific and clinical minds to focus on the integrative and translational biology of hypoxia. Long before 'translational medicine' was a catchphrase, the founders of the International Hypoxia Symposia brought together basic scientists, clinicians and physiologists to live, eat, ski, innovate and collaborate in the Canadian Rockies. This collection of reviews and abstracts is divided into six sections, each covering new and important work relevant to a broad range of researchers interested in how humans adjust to hypoxia, whether on the top of Mt. Everest or in the pulmonary or cardiology clinic at low altitude. The sections include: Epigenetic Variations in Hypoxia High Altitude Adaptation Hypoxia and Sleep Hypoxia and the Brain Molecular Oxygen Sensing Physiological Responses to Hypoxia Dr. Robert Roach is the Director of the Altitude Research Center at the University of Colorado. He specializes in the study of physiological adaptations by humans to high altitude, with a recent emphasis on the genomic responses to allow humans to thrive in hypoxia. Dr. Peter Wagner is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego. His research addresses the theoretical and experimental basis of oxygen transport and its limitations in the lungs and skeletal muscles in health and disease. Dr. Peter Hackett is a world-renowned high altitude expert and altitude research pioneer. He is a leading authority on altitude illness, high altitude climbing, wilderness medicine, and the effects of altitude on people living and working in the mountains.
Epigenetic Mechanisms as an Interface Between the Environment and Genome
Developmental Origins of Hypoxic Pulmonary Hypertension and Systemic Vascular Dysfunction: Evidence from Humans
Acquired Mitochondrial Abnormalities, Including Epigenetic Inhibition of Superoxide Dismutase 2, in Pulmonary Hypertension and Cancer: Therapeutic Implications
Epigenetics in Cardiovascular Regulation
Why Are High Altitude Native So Strong at Altitude?: Maximal Oxygen Transport to the Muscle Cell in Altitude Natives
Novel Insights into Cardiovascular Regulation in Patients with Chronic Mountain Sickness
Why Are High Altitude Natives So Strong at High Altitude?: Nature vs. Nurture
Functional Genomic Insights into Regulatory Mechanisms of High Altitude Adaptation
Influence of Hypoxia on Cerebral Blood Flow Regulation
Imaging the Respiratory Effects of Opioids in the Human Brain
Regional Cerebrovascular Responses to Hypercapnia and Hypoxia
Implications of Oxygen Homeostasis for Brain Tumors: Biology and Treatment
Hyperoxia and Functional MRI
Astrocytes and Brain Hypoxia
Bidirectional Control of Blood Flow by Astrocytes: A Role for Tissue Oxygen and Other Metabolic Factors
Hypoxic Adaptation in the Nervous System: Promise for Novel Therapeutics for Acute and Chronic Neurodegeneration
Optical Analysis of Hypoxia Inducible Factor (HIF)-1 Complex Assembly: Imaging of Cellular Oxygen Sensing
Modulation of the Hypoxic Response
Central Sleep Apnea at High Altitude
Multigenerational Effects of Reading Atmospheric Oxygen Level on the Tracheal Dimensions and Diffusing Capacities of Pupal and Adult Drosophila Melanogaster
Hypoxia and Its Acid-base Consequences: From Mountains to Malignancy
Physiological and Clinical Implications of Adrenergic Pathways at High Altitude
Hemoglobin Mass and Aerobic Performance at Moderate Altitude in Elite Athletes
Does the Sympathetic Nervous System Adapt to Chronic Altitude Exposure?
Integrative Conductance of Oxygen During Exercise at Altitude
Modeling Variable Phanerozoic Oxygen Effects on Physiology and Evolution
Caudwell Xtreme Everest: An Overview
Energy Flux, Lactate Shuttling, Mitochondrial Dynamics, and Hypoxia
Everest Physiology Pre-2008.
Roach, Robert C. editor., Editor,
Hackett, Peter H. editor., Editor,
Wagner, P. D. (Peter D.), editor., Editor,
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