Principles of Tissue Engineering (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
1936
Utgivningsdatum
2013-12-18
Upplaga
4
Förlag
Academic Press
Medarbetare
Langer, Robert / P.Vacanti, Joseph
Dimensioner
304 x 228 x 76 mm
Vikt
3991 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780123983589
Principles of Tissue Engineering (inbunden)

Principles of Tissue Engineering

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Now in its fourth edition, Principles of Tissue Engineering has been the definite resource in the field of tissue engineering for more than a decade. The fourth edition provides an update on this rapidly progressing field, combining the prerequisites for a general understanding of tissue growth and development, the tools and theoretical information needed to design tissues and organs, as well as a presentation by the world's experts of what is currently known about each specific organ system. As in previous editions, this book creates a comprehensive work that strikes a balance among the diversity of subjects that are related to tissue engineering, including biology, chemistry, material science, and engineering, among others, while also emphasizing those research areas that are likely to be of clinical value in the future.

This edition includes greatly expanded focus on stem cells, including induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, stem cell niches, and blood components from stem cells. This research has already produced applications in disease modeling, toxicity testing, drug development, and clinical therapies. This up-to-date coverage of stem cell biology and other emerging technologies -such as brain-machine interfaces for controlling bionics and neuroprostheses- is complemented by a series of new and updated chapters on recent clinical experience in applying tissue engineering, as well as a new section on the application of tissue-engineering techniques for food production. The result is a comprehensive textbook that will be useful to students and experts alike.

  • Includes new chapters on biomaterial-protein interactions, nanocomposite and three-dimensional scaffolds, skin substitutes, spinal cord, vision enhancement, and heart valves
  • Offers expanded coverage of adult and embryonic stem cells of the cardiovascular, hematopoietic, musculoskeletal, nervous, and other organ systems
  • Full-color presentation throughout
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Robert Lanza, M.D. is currently Head of Astellas Global Regenerative Medicine, Chief Scientific Officer of AIRM and an adjunct professor at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Time magazine recognized him as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World, and Prospect magazine named him one of the Top 50 "World Thinkers. His research focuses on stem cells and their potential to provide therapies for some of the world's most deadly and debilitating conditions. He has hundreds of scientific publications and over 30 books, including definitive references in the fields of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. He is a former Fulbright Scholar, and studied with polio-pioneer Jonas Salk and Nobel laureates Gerald Edelman and Rodney Porter. He also worked closely (and co-authored a series of papers) with psychologist BF Skinner and heart transplant-pioneer Christiaan Barnard. Dr. Lanza received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was both a University Scholar and Benjamin Franklin Scholar. Lanza was part of the team that cloned the world's first human embryo, the first endangered species, and published the first-ever reports of pluripotent stem cell use in humans. Robert Langer received honorary doctorates from the ETH (Switzerland) in 1996 and the Technion (Israel) in 1997. Dr. Langer is the Kenneth J. Germeshausen Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at MIT. He received a Bachelor's Degree from Cornell University in 1970 and a Sc.D. from MIT in 1974, both in chemical engineering. Dr. Langer has written 590 articles, 400 abstracts, 350 patents, and has edited 12 books.Dr. Langer has received over 70 major awards, including the Gairdner Foundation International Award, the Lemelson-MIT prize, the American Chemical Society (ACS) Polymer Chemistry and Applied Polymer Science Awards, Creative Polymer Chemistry Award (ACS, Polymer Division), the Pearlman Memorial Lectureship Award (ACD, Biochemical Technology Division), and the A.I.Ch.E's Walker, Professional Progress, Bioengineering, and Stine Materials Science and Engineering Awards. In 1989, Dr. Langer was elected to the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences, and in 1992 he was elected to both the National Academy of Engineering and to the National Academy of Sciences. He is the only active member of all 3 United States National Academies. Dr. Joseph P. Vacanti received his M.D. degree from the university of Nebraska in 1974. He received his training in general surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital from 1974 through 1981 and in pediatric surgery at The Children's Hospital, Boston from 1981 through 1983. He then received clinical training in transplantation from the University of Pittsburgh. He spent two years in the laboratories of Dr. M. Judah Folkman working in the filed on angiogenesis from 1977 through 1979. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Vacanti joined the staff in surgery at...

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INTRODUCTION TO TISSUE ENGINEERING - PART ONE: THE BASIS OF GROWTH AND DIFFERENTIATION PART TWO: IN VITRO CONTROL OF TISSUE DEVELOPMENT PART THREE: IN VIVO SYNTHESIS OF TISSUES AND ORGANS PART FOUR: MODELS FOR TISSUE ENGINEERING PART FIVE: BIOMATERIALS IN TISSUE ENGINEERING PART SIX: TRANSPLANTATION OF ENGINEERED CELLS AND TISSUES PART SEVEN: STEM CELLS PART EIGHT: GENE THERAPY PART NINE: BREAST PART TEN: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM PART ELEVEN: ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM PART TWELVE: GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM PART THIRTEEN: HEMATOPOIETIC SYSTEM PART FOURTEEN: KIDNEY AND GENITOURINARY SYSTEM PART FIFTEEN: MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM PART SIXTEEN: NERVOUS SYSTEM PART SEVENTEEN: OPHTHALMIC APPLICATIONS PART EIGHTEEN: ORAL/DENTAL APPLICATIONS PART NINETEEN: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM PART TWENTY: SKIN PART TWENTY-ONE: CLINICAL EXPERIENCE PART TWENTY-TWO: REGULATION AND ETHICS