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Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy

  • Lucas G. Chase
  • Mohan C. Vemuri

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. F. Dos Santos, P. Z. Andrade, C. L. da Silva, J. M. S. Cabral
    Pages 1-14
  3. J. Barminko, A. Gray, T. Maguire, R. Schloss, M. L. Yarmush
    Pages 15-38
  4. Ruenn Chai Lai, Ronne Wee Yeh Yeo, Soon Sim Tan, Bin Zhang, Yijun Yin, Newman Siu Kwan Sze et al.
    Pages 39-61
  5. Elizabeth Rosado Balmayor, Martijn van Griensven
    Pages 101-116
  6. Mark Young, Michael R. Doran
    Pages 117-144
  7. Michael R. Doran, Mark Young
    Pages 145-160
  8. Ilse Molendijk, Daan W. Hommes, Marjolijn Duijvestein
    Pages 207-215
  9. Massimiliano Gnecchi, Elisabetta Cervio
    Pages 241-270
  10. Anjan K. Das, Pawan K. Gupta, C. H. Anoop, Sudha Balasubramanian, Anish S. Majumdar
    Pages 405-421
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 435-453

About this book

Introduction

Mesenchymal Stem Cells or Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (collectively referred to as MSCs) are currently being tested in a number of clinical trials for various diseases including graft-versus-host disease, Crohn’s disease, myocardial infarction, stroke, diabetes, cartilage defects, and many others. The increasing number of clinical trials globally indicates the likely therapeutic potential of this specialized adult stem cell.  Over the last decade, there has been tremendous progress towards understanding an MSC’s phenotype, expansion features in culture, differentiation ability and global gene and protein expression profiles.  Despite the enormous progress and data accrual at the molecular and cellular levels, several questions remain as to the utility of MSCs for clinical applications. 

 

Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy is a comprehensive collection of information comprised of both basic and pre-clinical biological studies as well as current advances in clinical applications within the MSC therapy field.  This text is a resource for both the basic life science and cell therapy researchers and includes a spectrum of review chapters from top experts in the field discussing clinical scale culture, regulatory issues, genetic engineering, disease specific applications and others.

Keywords

Chase MSC Mesenchymal Mesenchymal Stem Cell Stem Cell Vemuri

Editors and affiliations

  • Lucas G. Chase
    • 1
  • Mohan C. Vemuri
    • 2
  1. 1.Cellular Dynamics International, Inc.MadisonUSA
  2. 2., Stem Cells and Regenerative MedicineLife TechnologiesFrederickUSA

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