The Family That Couldn't Sleep
A Medical MysteryBook - 2006
Explores prions, enigmatic brain proteins, and their influence on human life, examining the case of an Italian family victimized for two centuries by a fatal familial insomnia, and the links between prions and various brain maladies.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2006
Edition: 1st edition
Characteristics: xxxi, 299 pages ; 25 cm