Xinhua Zhang

Nantong University

Prof. Xinhua Zhang, Ph.D., is head of the Department of Anatomy, Medical College of Nantong University, China. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai. Prof. Zhang’s research interests include the translational medicine of stem cells and neurodegeneration disorders including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. He is a member of the council of the Jiangsu Neuroscience Association and Jiangsu Anatomy Society. He has won several awards, including the outstanding member of Jiangsu Province \"333 Talent Project\" and Jiangsu Province \"Blue Project.\" His work has won the Natural Science Award from the Ministry of Education, the Chinese Medical Science and Technology Award, and the Jiangsu Science and Technological Progress Award, among others.

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The hippocampus is a bicortical structure with extensive fiber connections with multiple brain regions. It is involved in several functions, such as learning, memory, attention, emotion, and more. This book covers various aspects of the hippocampus including cytoarchitecture, functions, diseases, and treatment. It highlights the most advanced findings in research on the hippocampus. It discusses circuits, pattern formation process of grid cells, and zinc dynamics of the hippocampus. The book also addresses the tau pathology and circRNAs related to Alzheimer’s disease and potential treatment strategies. It is a useful resource for general readers, students, and researchers.

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