Fetal Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine

Principles and Translational Strategies

  • Dario O. Fauza
  • Mahmud Bani

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Fetal Cell Biology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Scott M. Deeney, Timothy M. Crombleholme
      Pages 3-32
    3. S. Christopher Derderian, Cerine Jeanty, Tippi C. MacKenzie
      Pages 33-45
    4. Mariusz Z. Ratajczak, Gabriela Schneider, Janina Ratajczak
      Pages 47-56
    5. Stephen E. Sherman, David A. Hess
      Pages 57-79
    6. Monika Nowak-Imialek, Heiner Niemann
      Pages 81-99
    7. Jeong Mook Lim, Ji Yeon Ahn
      Pages 101-130
  3. Amniotic Fluid and Membrane

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Joseph A. Brazzo III
      Pages 133-147
    3. Rebecca Lim, Jean Tan, Ryan J. Hodges, Euan M. Wallace
      Pages 149-166
    4. Julie Di Bernardo, Shaun M. Kunisaki
      Pages 167-179
    5. Dema Najem, Maria Ribecco-Lutkiewicz, Caroline Sodja, Felipe Mangoni Moretti, Danica Stanimirovic, Mahmud Bani-Yaghoub
      Pages 181-214
    6. Maria Ribecco-Lutkiewicz, Dao Ly, Caroline Sodja, Julie Haukenfrers, Brandon Smith, Qing Yan Liu et al.
      Pages 215-228
  4. Umbilical Cord and Placenta

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Karen K. Ballen
      Pages 231-240
    3. David T. Harris
      Pages 241-255
    4. Marina Bastawrous, Mibel M. Pabón, Sandra Acosta, Ike de la Peña, Diana Hernandez-Ontiveros, Meaghan Staples et al.
      Pages 257-276
    5. Mofeedah Al Shammary, Felipe Mangoni Moretti
      Pages 277-292
  5. Translational Developments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 293-293
    2. Mohammad Z. Albanna, Erik J. Woods
      Pages 295-316
    3. Matthew M. Boelig, Alan W. Flake
      Pages 317-337
    4. Christina Feng, Dario O. Fauza
      Pages 339-360
    5. Panicos Shangaris, Anna L. David
      Pages 361-402
    6. Beatrice Dionigi, Dario O. Fauza
      Pages 403-422
    7. Timothy Ken Mackey
      Pages 423-440
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 441-453

About this book


This book explores the regenerative properties of fetal stem cells, from feto-maternal cell traffic through perinatal stem cells, with a discussion of key topics including stem cell banking, drug screening, in utero stem cell transplantation and ethical considerations. The expertly authored chapters also delve into embryonic, amniotic membrane, and umbilical cord blood stem cells; fetal development models; fetal cell reprogramming; culture methods; disease models; perinatal gene therapy, and more. These chapters are grouped into four sections, each discussing a separate prenatal stem cell population and providing fascinating historical contexts for our knowledge of these systems. 

Featuring a foreword written by the renowned Dr. Joseph Vacanti of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Fetal Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine: Principles and Translational Strategies is a welcome and timely contribution to the Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine series. It is essential reading for scientists and researchers, clinicians and residents, and advanced students involved in stem cells, regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, and related disciplines such as embryology.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Dario O. Fauza
    • 1
  • Mahmud Bani
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryChildrens Hosp Boston & Harvard MedBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Cellular and Molecular MedUniversity of Ottawa, Faculty of MedicinOTTAWACanada

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