Stem Cells: Basics and Clinical Translation

Stem Cells: Basics and Clinical Translation

by Robert Chunhua Zhao (Editor)

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401772723
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/14/2015
Series: Translational Medicine Research , #1
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 510
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Robert Chunhua Zhao, a Cheung Kong Professor of Stem Cell Biology, is Professor of Cell Biology at the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences & School of Basic Medicine, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College (PUMC), Beijing, China. He is Director of the Center for Tissue Engineering, PUMC and Chief Scientist of the National Basic Research Program of China (“973 Program”). He also serves as Regional Editor of Stem Cells and Development.

Table of Contents

Primordial germ cells and germline stem cells.- Human amniotic fluid derived and amniotic membrane derived stem cells.- Mesenchymal stem cells and their Immunomodulatory properties.- Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell, a Rising Star in Regenerative Medicine.- Stem cells and hematopoietic cell engineering.- Signaling pathways regulating stem cells.- The concept of mesenchymal stem cell system: bring more insights into functional research of MSCs.- Human neural development and human embryonic stem cell neural differentiation.- Molecular Imaging: The Key to Advancing Stem Cell Therapy.- Stem cell and peripheral nerve regeneration.- Biomaterial Assisted Stem Cell Engineering for Tissue Construction and Regeneration.- Stem cells in the treatment of myocardial infarction and cardiomyopathy.- Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for bladder dysfunction.- Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Cancer Therapy.- Stem Cell Therapy for GVHD.- Clinical application and molecular mechanism of multipotent stem cell therapy for liver disease.- Stem Cell Therapy for Cartilage Defects.- Stem Cell Transplantation for Crohn’s Disease.- Stem Cell Therapy for Optic Nerve Regeneration.- Stem cells and spinal cord regeneration.- Cell transplantation therapy for diabetes mellitus: from embryonic stem cells to transdifferentiation of Adult Cells.

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