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Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy (Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine)by Hossein (edt) Baharvand
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Therapeutic applications within regenerative biomedicine has gained tremendous interest from a growing, multidisciplinary community of investigators in recent years, driven by the hope of finding cures for several diseases. Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy discusses cutting-edge science in the field of regenerative biomedicine and its therapeutic applications to various medical disorders. The chapters are written by renowned scientists in the specific fields. This will be a useful book for basic and clinical scientists, especially young investigators and stem cell biology students who are newly entering the world of stem cells research. The editors' goal is that the new knowledge and research outlined in this book will help contribute to new therapies for a wide variety of diseases that presently afflict humanity.
In addition to germ line and cord blood stem cells, this cutting-edge survey of regenerative medicine and cell therapy includes diabetes and topics such as neurological, ocular surface, skin, cardiac, musculoskeletal, liver, and gastrointestinal diseases.
This volume presents an overview of the latest advances in the field of regenerative medicine and cell therapy, spanning topics such as neurological, ocular surface, skin, cardiac, musculoskeletal, liver, and gastrointestinal diseases and diabetes, in addition to germ line and cord blood stem cells. The chapters have been written by renowned experts in the field of regenerative medicine, and are considered a valuable resource for biomedical researchers and clinicians. Readership: Scientists in the field of regenerative medicine, clinicians and specialists, and patients or the general public who wish to seek additional information about specific treatment options.
About the Author
Hossein Baharvand, PhD Born in 1972, Hossein Baharvand received his Ph.D degree from University for Teacher Training (TARBIAT MOALEM), Tehran in 2004 in the field of Developmental Biology. He joined Royan institute when he was M.Sc. student in 1995.
Table of Contents
Cell Therapy for Neurodegenerative Disorders.- New Prospects for Neural Stem Cell Therapies of Nervous System Diseases toward the Establishment of Atypical Ectopic Perivascular Stem Cell Niches.- Cultured Limbal Epithelial Stem Cell Therapy for Ocular Surface Diseases.- Keratinocyte Stem Cells: Biology and Clinical Applications.- Cardiac Regeneration with Stem Cells.- Development of Biological Approaches to Improve Muscle Healing after Injury and Disease.- Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Bone and Cartilage Regeneration.- Pancreatic Reprogramming.- Pancreatic Regeneration in the Face of Diabetes.- Regenerative Therapies for Liver Diseases.- Clinical Studies of Cell Therapy for Liver Cirrhosis.- Stem Cell Applications for the Treatment of Gastrointestinal System Diseases.- Germ Line Stem Cells: A Promising Alternative Source for Stem-cell Based Therapies in Regenerative Medicine.- Cord Blood Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine.
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