This practical book is part of the new Artech House Methods in Bioengineering series - volumes designed to offer detailed guidance on authoritative methods for addressing specific bioengineering laboratory challenges. Written and edited by recognized experts in the field, each book provides research engineers, scientists, and students with step-by-step procedures, clear examples, and effective ways to overcome possible problems. This unique volume covers in detail the basic techniques and protocols of regenerative medicine, focusing on methods for cell transplantation. Readers explore a wide range of critical factors, such as grown tissues, cells, laboratory-made compounds, and engineered organs. The books helps professionals understand the many intricate steps involved in tissue engineering, cell isolation, progenitors and stem cell differentiation, and in vivo models for assessing new strategies.
Alejando Soto-Gutierrez is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Transplantation Section at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Nalu Navarro-Alvarez is a research scientist in the Columbia Center for Translational Immunology (CCTI) at Columbia University. Ira J. Fox is the director of the Center for Regenerative Therapies at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the MacGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. He is also a professor of surgery and pediatric transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Tissue Engineering Technologies to Facilitate Cell Transplantation. Cell Transplantation and Regeneration in Neurology. Stem Cells. Liver Cells Transplantation. Myoblast Transplantation.