Medical Applications of iPS Cells

Innovation in Medical Sciences

  • Haruhisa Inoue
  • Yukio Nakamura

Part of the Current Human Cell Research and Applications book series (CHCRA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Disease Modelling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Hirofumi Shibata, Yasuhiro Yamada
      Pages 29-43
    3. Kim Vanuytsel, Martin H. Steinberg, George J. Murphy
      Pages 45-71
    4. Jean-Sébastien Hulot
      Pages 73-95
  4. Molecular Technologies

  5. iPS Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Seiji Takagi, Michiko Mandai, Yasuhiko Hirami, Yasuo Kurimoto, Masayo Takahashi
      Pages 133-147
    3. Yasunori Nio, Takanori Takebe
      Pages 149-168
    4. Hedong Li, Lei Zhang, Yuchen Chen, Zheng Wu, Zhuofan Lei, Gong Chen
      Pages 169-190

About this book


This volume highlights recent advances using iPS cells in disease modeling and medical applications along with new technologies that enhance the power of iPS cells. While the discovery of iPS cells has provided excellent opportunities for developing models of human diseases, platforms for drug discovery and cell therapies, iPS cell technology still faces many challenges. Presenting the latest advances in this rapidly evolving research area, this book is intended to widen the community of researchers and clinicians interested in the exciting field of iPS cells.


Disease modelling iPSC application Reprogramming cancer cells Stem cells Genome editing Cell replacement therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Haruhisa Inoue
    • 1
  • Yukio Nakamura
    • 2
  1. 1.CiRA, Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Cell Engineering DivisionRIKEN BioResource Research CenterTsukuba-shi IbarakiJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-3671-3
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-3672-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-073X
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-0748
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