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Engineering Neural Tissue from Stem Cells

Engineering Neural Tissue from Stem Cells Book
Author : Stephanie Willerth
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2017-07-05
ISBN : 0128113863
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Engineering Neural Tissue from Stem Cells covers the basic knowledge needed to understand the nervous system and how existing cells can be used to create neural tissue. This book presents a broad range of topics related to the design requirements for engineering neural tissue from stem cells. It begins with the anatomy and function of the central and peripheral nervous system, also covering stem cells, their relation to the nervous system and their function in recovery after injury or disease. In addition, the book explores the role of the extracellular matrix and vasculature/immune system and biomaterials, including their suitability for neural tissue engineering applications. Provides readers entering the field with a strong basis of neural tissue engineering processes and real-world applications Discusses the most current clinical trials and their importance of treating nervous system disorders Reviews the structure and immune response of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and their present cells Offers a necessary overview of the natural and synthetic biomaterials used to engineer neural tissue

Glial Cell Engineering in Neural Regeneration

Glial Cell Engineering in Neural Regeneration Book
Author : Li Yao
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-10-30
ISBN : 3030021041
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book focuses on current applications of glial cells in neural regeneration, especially in spinal cord repair. It introduces the application of a few types of glial cells including oligodendrocyte, astrocyte, Schwann cells, and stem cell derived glial cells in neural regeneration. The latest glial cell research with biomaterials, gene modification, and electrical signals is also summarized. This is an ideal book for undergraduate and research students in tissue engineering, neurobiology, and regenerative medicine as well as researchers in the field.

Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering

Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering Book
Author : Song Li,Nicolas L'Heureux,Jennifer H. Elisseeff
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2011
ISBN : 9814317055
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tissue engineering integrates knowledge and tools from biological sciences and engineering for tissue regeneration. A challenge for tissue engineering is to identify appropriate cell sources. The recent advancement of stem cell biology provides enormous opportunities to engineer stem cells for tissue engineering. The impact of stem cell technology on tissue engineering will be revolutionary. This book covers state-of-the-art knowledge on the potential of stem cells for the regeneration of a wide range of tissues and organs and the technologies for studying and engineering stem cells. It serves as a valuable reference book for researchers and students.

Principles of Tissue Engineering

Principles of Tissue Engineering Book
Author : Robert Lanza,Robert Langer,Joseph P. Vacanti
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2011-10-13
ISBN : 9780080548845
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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First published in 1997, Principles of Tissue Engineering is the widely recognized definitive resource in the field. The third edition provides a much needed update of the rapid progress that has been achieved in the field, combining the prerequisites for a general understanding of tissue growth and development, the tools and theoretical information needed to design tissues and organs, as well as a presentation by the world’s experts of what is currently known about each specific organ system. This edition includes greatly expanded focus on stem cells, including adult and embryonic stem cells and progenitor populations that may soon lead to new tissue engineering therapies for heart disease, diabetes, and a wide variety of other diseases that afflict humanity. This up-to-date coverage of stem cell biology and other emerging technologies is complemented by a series of new chapters on recent clinical experience in applying tissue engineering. The result is a comprehensive textbook that we believe will be useful to students and experts alike. New to this edition: *Includes new chapters on biomaterial-protein interactions, nanocomposite and three-dimensional scaffolds, skin substitutes, spinal cord, vision enhancement, and heart valves *Expanded coverage of adult and embryonic stem cells of the cardiovascular, hematopoietic, musculoskeletal, nervous, and other organ systems

Tissue Engineering of the Peripheral Nerve

Tissue Engineering of the Peripheral Nerve Book
Author : N.A
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2013-09-28
ISBN : 012410536X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This issue of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery. This volume of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery

Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering

Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering Book
Author : Cato T. Laurencin,Lakshmi S. Nair
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2008-06-16
ISBN : 9781420051834
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanofabrication gives us the ability to mimic biological structures with molecular level precision. Offering a natural progression of topics, Nanotechnology and Tissue Engineering: The Scaffold provides a state-of-the-art account of groundbreaking research in this rapidly emerging area of biomedical engineering. Emphasizing the importance of scaffo

Tissue Engineering for Artificial Organs

Tissue Engineering for Artificial Organs Book
Author : Anwarul Hasan
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-04-24
ISBN : 3527338632
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive overview of the latest achievements, trends, and the current state of the art of this important and rapidly expanding field. Clearly and logically structured, the first part of the book explores the fundamentals of tissue engineering, providing a separate chapter on each of the basic topics, including biomaterials stem cells, biosensors and bioreactors. The second part then follows a more applied approach, discussing various applications of tissue engineering, such as the replacement or repairing of skins, cartilages, livers and blood vessels, to trachea, lungs and cardiac tissues, to musculoskeletal tissue engineering used for bones and ligaments as well as pancreas, kidney and neural tissue engineering for the brain. The book concludes with a look at future technological advances. An invaluable reading for entrants to the field in biomedical engineering as well as expert researchers and developers in industry.

Neural Engineering

Neural Engineering Book
Author : Lijie Grace Zhang,David L. Kaplan
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-06-29
ISBN : 3319314335
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book covers the principles of advanced 3D fabrication techniques, stem cells and biomaterials for neural engineering. Renowned contributors cover topics such as neural tissue regeneration, peripheral and central nervous system repair, brain-machine interfaces and in vitro nervous system modeling. Within these areas, focus remains on exciting and emerging technologies such as highly developed neuroprostheses and the communication channels between the brain and prostheses, enabling technologies that are beneficial for development of therapeutic interventions, advanced fabrication techniques such as 3D bioprinting, photolithography, microfluidics, and subtractive fabrication, and the engineering of implantable neural grafts.There is a strong focus on stem cells and 3D bioprinting technologies throughout the book, including working with embryonic, fetal, neonatal, and adult stem cells and a variety of sophisticated 3D bioprinting methods for neural engineering applications. There is also a strong focus on biomaterials, including various conductive biomaterials and biomimetic nanomaterials such as carbon-based nanomaterials and engineered 3D nanofibrous scaffolds for neural tissue regeneration. Finally, two chapters on in vitro nervous system models are also included, which cover this topic in the context of studying physiology and pathology of the human nervous system, and for use in drug discovery research. This is an essential book for biomedical engineers, neuroscientists, neurophysiologists, and industry professionals.

Stem Cells Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Stem Cells  Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Book
Author : David Warburton
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2014-12-15
ISBN : 9814612790
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stem cells, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine are fast moving fields with vastly transformative implications for the future of health care and capital markets. This book will show the state of the art in the translational fields of stem cell biology, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. The state of developments in specific organ systems, where novel solutions to organ failure are badly needed such as the lungs, kidney and so forth, are discussed in various chapters. These present and future advances are placed in the context of the overall field, offering a comprehensive and quick up-to-date drink from the fountain of knowledge in this rapidly emerging field. This book provides an investigator-level overview of the current field accessible to the educated scientific generalist as well as a college educated readership, undergraduates and science writers, educators and professionals of all kinds. Contents:Developmental Biology, Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells: The Hope Machine is Justified (David Warburton)Towards Broader Approaches to Stem Cell Signaling and Therapeutics (Edwin Jesudason)Pluripotent Stem Cells from the Early Embryo (Claire E Cuddy and Martin F Pera)The First Cell Fate Decision During Mammalian Development (Melanie D White and Nicolas Plachta)Asymmetric Cell Divisions of Stem/Progenitor Cells (Ahmed HK El-Hashash)Microenvironmental Modulation of Stem Cell Differentiation with Focus on the Lung (Shimon Lecht, Collin T Stabler, Seda Karamil, Athanasios Mantalaris, Ali Samadikuchaksaraei, Julia M Polak and Peter I Lelkes)Smart Matrices for Distal Lung Tissue Engineering (Mark J Mondrinos and Peter I Lelkes)Skin Stem Cells and Their Roles in Skin Regeneration and Disorders (Chao-Kai Hsu, Chao-Chun Yang and Shyh-Jou Shieh)Stem Cell Recruitment and Impact in Skin Repair and Regeneration (Tim Hsu, Tai-Lan Tuan and Yun-Shain Lee)Epigenetic and Environmental Regulation of Skin Appendage Regeneration (Ting-Xin Jiang, Chih-Chiang Chen, Michael W Hughes, Cheng-Ming Chuong and Randall Widelitz)Cranial Neural Crest: An Extraordinarily Migratory and Multipotent Embryonic Cell Population (Samuel G Cox and J Gage Crump)Modeling Neurodegenerative Diseases and Neurodevelopmental Disorders with Reprogrammed Cells (Kate E Galloway and Justin K Ichida)Cytokine Regulation of Intestinal Stem Cells (Philip E Dubé, Unice J K Soh and D Brent Polk)The Intestinal Stem Cell Niche and Its Regulation by ErbB Growth Factor Receptors (Dana Almohazey and Mark R Frey)Tissue Engineering: Intestine (Avafia Y Dossa, Kathy A Schall, Tracy C Grikscheit and Christopher P Gayer)Liver Stem and Progenitor Cells in Development, Disease and Regenerative Medicine (Nirmala Mavila and Kasper S Wang)Lung Mesenchymal Stem Cells (Wei Shi)FGF Signaling in Lung Stem and Progenitor Cells (Soula Danopoulos and Denise Al Alam)Bioengineering Distal Airways (Christine Finck and Todd Jensen)The Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells (Aggressive Endophenotypes) in Individual Lung Cancers (Raj K Batra, Scott Oh and Saroj Basak)Mesenchymal Stromal Cell-Based Therapies for Lung Diseases and Critical Illnesses (Fernanda Cruz, Patricia RM Rocco and Daniel J Weiss)Heart Regeneration and Repair: What We Have Learned from Model Organisms (Laurent Gamba, Michael R Harrison and Ching-Ling Lien)Leveraging Structure-Based Rational Drug Design and Nanotechnology to Destroy Leukemic Stem Cells (Fatih M Uckun, Jianjun Cheng, Cheney Mao and Sanjive Qazi)Placenta-Derived Stem Cells: Development and Preclinical Applications for Regenerative Medicine (Jennifer Izumi Divine, Hee Kyung Jung and Toshio Miki)Stem Cells in the Real World: Environmental Impacts (Theresa M Bastain, Lu Gao and Frank D Gilliland)Establishing a Research Grade Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Laboratory (Laura-Marie Nucho and Victoria Fox) Readership: Stem cell and tissue engineering scientists, patient advocates, educated laypeople, high school science students, undergraduate students, graduate students, physicians and surgeons. Key Features:This book presents up-to-date latest breakthroughs and near future applicationsBench to bedsideThis book features potential curesKeywords:Stem Cells;Tissue Engineering;Regenerative Medicine

Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering

Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering Book
Author : Mirjana Pavlovic,Bela Balint
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-11-07
ISBN : 1461455057
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stem cells are the building blocks for all other cells in an organism. The human body has about 200 different types of cells and any of those cells can be produced by a stem cell. This fact emphasizes the significance of stem cells in transplantational medicine, regenerative therapy and bioengineering. Whether embryonic or adult, these cells can be used for the successful treatment of a wide range of diseases that were not treatable before, such as osteogenesis imperfecta in children, different forms of leukemias, acute myocardial infarction, some neural damages and diseases, etc. Bioengineering, e.g. successful manipulation of these cells with multipotential capacity of differentiation toward appropriate patterns and precise quantity, are the prerequisites for successful outcome and treatment. By combining in vivo and in vitro techniques, it is now possible to manage the wide spectrum of tissue damages and organ diseases. Although the stem-cell therapy is not a response to all the questions, it provides more and more answers every day. Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering is a concise review on the functional, phenotypic, regenerative, transplantational and curative aspects of a stem cell’s entity. It is critical and encouraging at the same time, providing truthful and appropriate samples from the practice and research that can lead toward optimal use of this immense source of adjuvant and curative therapy in human pathology. Written by a clinician and a researcher, who are currently teaching what they are doing, it is recommended as a teaching tool along with an original textbook.

Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications

Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications Book
Author : Tamer Uyar,Erich Kny
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2017-05-31
ISBN : 0081022220
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Electrospinning, an electro-hydrodynamic process, is a versatile and promising platform technology for the production of nanofibrous materials for tissue engineering and biomedical applications. Electrospun Materials for Tissue Engineering and Biomedical Applications, examines the rapid development of electrospun materials for use in tissue engineering and biomedical applications. With a strong focus on fundamental materials science and engineering, this book also looks at successful technology transfers to the biomedical industry, highlighting biomedical products already on the market as well as the requirements to successfully commercialize electrospun materials for potential use in tissue engineering and biomedical areas. This book is a valuable resource for materials and biomedical scientists and engineers wishing to broaden their knowledge on the tissue engineering and biomedical applications of electrospun fibrous materials. Provides all-encompassing coverage of fundamental science, technology and industrial case studies Presents guidance on industrial scalability of electrospun biomaterials Written by a multidisciplinary team or researchers from academia and industry, offering a balanced viewpoint on the subject

Cutting Edge Enabling Technologies for Regenerative Medicine

Cutting Edge Enabling Technologies for Regenerative Medicine Book
Author : Heung Jae Chun,Chan Hum Park,Il Keun Kwon,Gilson Khang
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-10-24
ISBN : 9811309507
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book explores in depth the latest enabling technologies for regenerative medicine. The opening section examines advances in 3D bioprinting and the fabrication of electrospun and electrosprayed scaffolds. The potential applications of intelligent nanocomposites are then considered, covering, for example, graphene-based nanocomposites, intrinsically conductive polymer nanocomposites, and smart diagnostic contact lens systems. The third section is devoted to various drug delivery systems and strategies for regenerative medicine. Finally, a wide range of future enabling technologies are discussed. Examples include temperature-responsive cell culture surfaces, nanopatterned scaffolds for neural tissue engineering, and process system engineering methodologies for application in tissue development. This is one of two books to be based on contributions from leading experts that were delivered at the 2018 Asia University Symposium on Biomedical Engineering in Seoul, Korea – the companion book examines in depth novel biomaterials for regenerative medicine.

Tissue Engineering

Tissue Engineering Book
Author : Steven J. Barnes,Lawrence P. Harris
Publisher : Nova Publishers
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9781604562934
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tissue engineering is the use of a combination of cells, engineering and materials methods, and suitable biochemical and physio-chemical factors to improve or replace biological functions. While most definitions of tissue engineering cover a broad range of applications, in practice the term is closely associated with applications that repair or replace portions of or whole tissues (i.e., bone, cartilage, blood vessels, bladder, etc.). Often, the tissues involved require certain mechanical and structural properties for proper function. The term has also been applied to efforts to perform specific biochemical functions using cells within an artificially-created support system (e.g. an artificial pancreas, or a bioartificial liver). The term regenerative medicine is often used synonymously with tissue engineering, although those involved in regenerative medicine place more emphasis on the use of stem cells to produce tissues. This book presents recent and important research in the field.

Stem Cells Regenerative Medicine

Stem Cells   Regenerative Medicine Book
Author : Krishnarao Appasani,Raghu K. Appasani
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2010-11-01
ISBN : 9781607618607
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Defined as, “The science about the development of an embryo from the fertilization of the ovum to the fetus stage,” embryology has been a mainstay at universities throughout the world for many years. Throughout the last century, embryology became overshadowed by experimental-based genetics and cell biology, transforming the field into developmental biology, which replaced embryology in Biology departments in many universities. Major contributions in this young century in the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry and genomics were integrated with both embryology and developmental biology to provide an understanding of the molecular portrait of a “development cell.” That new integrated approach is known as stem-cell biology; it is an understanding of the embryology and development together at the molecular level using engineering, imaging and cell culture principles, and it is at the heart of this seminal book. Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine: From Molecular Embryology to Tissue Engineering is completely devoted to the basic developmental, cellular and molecular biological aspects of stem cells as well as their clinical applications in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. It focuses on the basic biology of embryonic and cancer cells plus their key involvement in self-renewal, muscle repair, epigenetic processes, and therapeutic applications. In addition, it covers other key relevant topics such as nuclear reprogramming induced pluripotency and stem cell culture techniques using novel biomaterials. A thorough introduction to stem-cell biology, this reference is aimed at graduate students, post-docs, and professors as well as executives and scientists in biotech and pharmaceutical companies.

Central Nervous System Tissue Engineering

Central Nervous System Tissue Engineering Book
Author : Ashley E. Wilkinson,Aleesha M. McCormick,Nic D. Leipzig
Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Release : 2011-12-05
ISBN : 1608457869
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Combating neural degeneration from injury or disease is extremely difficult in the brain and spinal cord, i.e. central nervous system (CNS). Unlike the peripheral nerves, CNS neurons are bombarded by physical and chemical restrictions that prevent proper healing and restoration of function. The CNS is vital to bodily function, and loss of any part of it can severely and permanently alter a person's quality of life. Tissue engineering could offer much needed solutions to regenerate or replace damaged CNS tissue. This review will discuss current CNS tissue engineering approaches integrating scaffolds, cells and stimulation techniques. Hydrogels are commonly used CNS tissue engineering scaffolds to stimulate and enhance regeneration, but fiber meshes and other porous structures show specific utility depending on application. CNS relevant cell sources have focused on implantation of exogenous cells or stimulation of endogenous populations. Somatic cells of the CNS are rarely utilized for tissue engineering; however, glial cells of the peripheral nervous system (PNS) may be used to myelinate and protect spinal cord damage. Pluripotent and multipotent stem cells offer alternative cell sources due to continuing advancements in identification and differentiation of these cells. Finally, physical, chemical, and electrical guidance cues are extremely important to neural cells, serving important roles in development and adulthood. These guidance cues are being integrated into tissue engineering approaches. Of particular interest is the inclusion of cues to guide stem cells to differentiate into CNS cell types, as well to guide neuron targeting. This review should provide the reader with a broad understanding of CNS tissue engineering challenges and tactics, with the goal of fostering the future development of biologically inspired designs. Table of Contents: Introduction / Anatomy of the CNS and Progression of Neurological Damage / Biomaterials for Scaffold Preparation / Cell Sources for CNS TE / Stimulation and Guidance / Concluding Remarks

Stem Cell Nanoengineering

Stem Cell Nanoengineering Book
Author : H. Baharvand
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-03-30
ISBN : 1118540611
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stem-Cell Nanoengineering reviews the applications of nanotechnology in the fields of stem cells, tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine. Topics addressed include various types of stem cells, underlying principles of nanobiotechnology, the making of nanoscaffolds, nanotissue engineering, applications of nanotechnology in stem-cell tracking and molecular imaging, nanodevices, as well as stem-cell nanoengineering from bench to bedside. Written by renowned experts in their respective fields, chapters describe and explore a wide variety of topics in stem-cell nanoengineering, making the book a valuable resource for both researchers and clinicians in biomedical and bioengineering fields. • Synthesizes topics from the active and growing fields of stem-cell research and nanoengineering • Addresses a wide range of subjects that will be of interest to engineers, chemists, biological scientists, clinicians, and biomedicine industry professionals • Includes introduction to the various types of stem cells and the general principles of nanobiotechnology • Chapters cover hot topics including nanoscaffolds, nanotissue engineering, and nanodevices

Stem Cell Engineering

Stem Cell Engineering Book
Author : Gerhard M. Artmann,Stephen Minger,Jürgen Hescheler
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2010-10-29
ISBN : 9783642118654
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The potential of stem cells for healing and disease prevention in all fields of medicine is tremendous and has revolutionized the high-tech biomedical research. In this book, many of the most prominent researchers discuss the challenging topics of stem cell engineering, for example: Ethical issues of stem cell research; technological challenges, stem cell growth and differentiation, therapeutic applications, bioreactors and bioprocesses, high throughput and microfluidic screening platforms, stem cell identification and sorting, intercellular signaling and engineered niches, novel approaches for embryonic and adult stem cell growth and differentiation, stem cells and drug discovery, screening platforms. Stem Cell Engineering offers valuable background and reference for both the public and professionals including industrial staffers, faculty, researchers, engineers, students and scientific journalists.

Innovative Strategies in Tissue Engineering

Innovative Strategies in Tissue Engineering Book
Author : Mayuri S. Prasad ,Paolo Di Nardo
Publisher : River Publishers
Release : 2015-01-01
ISBN : 879323709X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In spite of intensive investments and investigations carried out in the last decade, many aspects of the stem cell physiology, technology and regulation remain to be fully defined. After the enthusiasm that characterized the first decade of the discovery that when given the right cue, stem cells could repair all the different tissues in the body; it is now time to start a serious and coordinated action to define how to govern the stem cell potential and to exploit it for clinical applications. This can be achieved only with shared research programs involving investigators from all over the world and making the results available to all. The Disputationes Workshop series (http://disputationes.info) is an international initiative aimed at disseminating stem cell related cutting edge knowledge among scientists, healthcare workers, students and policy makers. The present book gathers together some of the ideas discussed during the third and fourth Disputationes Workshops held in Florence (Italy) and Aalborg (Denmark), respectively. The aim of this book is to preserve those ideas in order to contribute to the general discussion on organ repair and to bolster a fundamental scientific and technological leap forwards the treatment of otherwise incurable diseases.

Stem Cell Anthology

Stem Cell Anthology Book
Author : N.A
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2009-10-22
ISBN : 9780123756831
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The fields of stem cell research, regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, and cloning are very closely related. It is important for researchers in each of these disciplines to be aware of the methods and principles in the others. Elsevier publishes some of the highest individual references in these areas. Bringing together the principles, applications, and basic understanding in these related areas of science will provide a new reference which is serve the needs of a variety of researchers. Edited by Dr. Bruce Carlson, Stem Cell Anthology will be valuable to researchers and students who need to save time and link concepts to principles, applications, and methods in order to work more effectively and see links for potential collaborations. Includes a collection of chapters by leaders in the stem cell field including the first researchers to discover iPS cells and multiple Nobel Laureates Provides the most detailed introduction to basic properties of major embryonic and adult stem cells by highlighting breakthrough discoveries in the nervous system, spinal cord, heart, pancreas, epidermis, musculo-skeletal, retina - leading areas of stem cell research in human application Details technical laboratory set up for practitioners, technicians, and administrators