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Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology

  • Stephen H.┬áTsang

Part of the Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine book series (STEMCELL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Mark A. Fields, John Hwang, Jie Gong, Hui Cai, Lucian V. Del Priore
    Pages 1-29
  3. Bryan J. Winn, Mary Whitman
    Pages 31-41
  4. Roy S. Chuck, Alexandra A. Herzlich, Philip Niles
    Pages 43-56
  5. Jonathan Hertz, Jeffrey L. Goldberg
    Pages 75-97
  6. Louis K. Chang
    Pages 99-105
  7. Xining He, Deniz Erol, Stephen H. Tsang
    Pages 107-120
  8. Helen Kalirai, Bertil E. Damato, Sarah E. Coupland
    Pages 139-151
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 179-186

About this book

Introduction

Patient specific and disease specific stem cell lines have already introduced groundbreaking advances into the research and practice of ophthalmology. This volume provides a comprehensive and engaging overview of the latest innovations in the field. Twelve chapters discuss the fastest growing areas in ophthalmological stem cell research, from disease modeling, drug screening and gene targeting to clinical genetics and regenerative treatments. Innovative results from stem cell research of the past decade are pointing the way toward practicable treatments for retinitis pigmentosa, age related macular degeneration, and Stargardt disease. What future directions will stem cell research take? Researchers, graduate students, and fellows alike will find food for thought in this insightful guide tapping into the collective knowledge of leaders in the field. Stem Cells in Ophthalmology is part of the Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine series dedicated to discussing current challenges and future directions in stem cell research.

Keywords

ophthalmology regenerative medicine stem cell

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen H.┬áTsang
    • 1
  1. 1.Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, Department of OphthalmologyColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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