eBook Cell Press Reviews: Stem Cells to Model and Treat Disease, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0127999167
  • ISBN-13: 9780127999166
  • DDC: 616.02774
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 374 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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 Cell Press Reviews: Stem Cells to Model and Treat Disease offers current reviews of the myriad ways that stem cells can be used to understand and treat human disease. It offers essays on the most important questions, including safety and efficacy of stem cell treatments, use of stem cells to regenerate organs and to model and treat disease such as HIV and stroke. This publication is part of the Cell Press Reviews series, which consolidates topical review articles recently published in Cell Press journals, including the Trends in… series. These compilations are curated by Cell Press journal editors and offer comprehensive updates of the most cutting-edge and important scientific questions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About Cell Press.
1: Stem Cell Therapies Could Change Medicine… If They Get the Chance.
2: Why Is It Taking So Long to Develop Clinically Competitive Stem Cell Therapies for CNS Disorders?.
3: Assessing the Safety of Stem Cell Therapeutics.
4: The Promise and Perils of Stem Cell Therapeutics.
5: Reprogramming Cellular Identity for Regenerative Medicine.
6: Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy and the Promise of Heart Regeneration.
7: Next-Generation Regenerative Medicine.
8: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells.
9: Remodeling Neurodegeneration.
10: Therapeutic Translation of iPSCs for Treating Neurological Disease.
11: Modeling Human Disease with Pluripotent Stem Cells: From Genome Association to Function.
12: How Can Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Help Decipher and Cure Huntington's Disease?.
13: Integrating Human Pluripotent Stem Cells into Drug Development.
14: Process Engineering of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells for Clinical Application.
15: Mesenchymal Stem Cells.
16: The Potential of Stem Cells as an In Vitro Source of Red Blood Cells for Transfusion.
17: Hematopoietic-Stem-Cell-Based Gene Therapy for HIV Disease.
18: Stem Cells in Translation.