Book chapters


Advances in Legumes for Sustainable Intensification, 2022, Pages 157-178

Legumes offer a wide range of benefits in addition to improving food security within many regions of the world.  Grain legumes particularly offer benefits as presented in this chapter.

Plant Extracts in Neurodegenerative Diseases, 2022, Pages 1-15

This book chapter advances SDG #3 and #10 by focusing on polyphenols and flavonoids and their crucial role in decreasing AD symptoms. In addition, it highlights the neuroprotective role of various essential ingredients of plant extracts such as Icariside, Onjisaponin B, Asarones, Liquiritin, Tanshinone IIA (TIIA) and cryptotanshinone (CT), Ginsenoside Rg1, and n-Butylidenephthalide. The efficacy of green nanotechnology are also discussed.

Handbook of Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Photovoltaic Systems: Modeling, Control, Optimization, Forecasting and Fault Diagnosis, 2022, Pages 149-182

This chapter contributes to SDG goals 7 and 11 by exploring optimization of photovoltaic systems using artificial intelligence techniques, meaning improved production and use of this essential renewable energy source.

Nanotechnological Applications in Virology, Developments in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2022, Pages 195-218

This chapter aligns with the SDG goal 3 of good health and wellbeing by showing the role of nanotechnology in the diagnosis, treatment, and development of vaccines of these viral diseases. Nanotechnology could be a great ally for a new way to fight these viruses and treat these diseases.

Solar Energy Advancements in Agriculture and Food Production Systems, 2022, Pages 159-210

This chapter advances SDG goals 7, 11, and 13, by presenting the direct integration of solar photovoltaic energy with food production, supporting cleaner, more sustainable agriculture, with decreased impact on climate change.

International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology, Volume 368, 2022, Pages 143-212

This chapter aligns with the SDG goal 3 of good health and wellbeing by showing current approaches being used to modulate macrophage function in liver diseases and discuss the therapeutic potential of targeting macrophage subpopulations as a novel treatment strategy for patients with liver disorders.

Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Volume 45, June 2022

This content aligns with Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing as well as Goal 10: Reducing Inequalities by discussing how the inclusion of mental health providers with disabilities can improve the quality of patient care, and can add value to medical student and resident education.

Loneliness in Older Adults
Effects, Prevention, and Treatment
2022, Pages 143-165

This chapter takes research on loneliness in elderly and applies it to designing intervention programs to help prevent loneliness.

Exercise to Prevent and Manage Chronic Disease Across the Lifespan, 2022, Pages 413-421

This book chapter advances SDG #3 and #10 by outlining the pathophysiology associated with Alzheimer’s disease and provide an overview of the impact of exercise programs on cognition, physical functional abilities, behavioral, and psychological symptoms and quality of life.

Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology (Third Edition), 2022, Pages 833-843

This chapter focuses on the adverse effects of air pollution on the developing brain and discusses the evidence from human and animal studies suggesting that exposure to elevated air pollution during pre- and early postnatal development is associated with a number of behavioral and biochemical adverse effects.