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Title Cord blood stem cells and regenerative medicine / edited by Catherine Stavropoulos-Giokas, Dominique Charron, Cristina Navarrete
Published Amsterdam : Elsevier, [2014]
©2015
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Contents Section I: Introduction. Introduction to cord blood stem cells / Dominique Charron, Catherine Stavropoulos-Giokas, Cristina Navarrete. Section II: Cord blood cells biology. Cord blood content / Gesine Kögler [and 3 others] -- Cord blood hematopoiesis : the road to transplantation / Anna Rita Migliaccio, Thalia Papayannopoulu -- Immunobiology of cord blood cells / Sergio Querol, Aurore Saudemont, Antoine Toubert -- Cord and cord blood-derived endothelial cells / Suzanne M. Watt [and 8 others] -- HLA and immunogenetics in cord blood transplantation / Dominique Charron, Emeline Masson, Pascale Loiseau. Section III: Cord blood cells for clinical use. Clinical use of umbilical cord blood cells / Robert Danby, Vanderson Rocha -- Immunodeficiencies and metabolic diseases / Paul J. Orchard, Angela R. Smith -- Cord blood cells and autoimmune diseases / LingYun Sun [and 3 others] -- Umbilical cord as a source of immunomodulatory reagents / Antonio Galleu, Francesco Dazzi -- Cord blood cells for clinical use : expansion and manipulation / Amanda L. Olson, Elizabeth J. Shpall -- Cord blood stem cells for clinical use : diabetes and cord blood / Yong Zhao
Section IV: Regenerative medicine applications. Emerging uses of cord blood in regenerative medicine : neurological applications / Jessica M. Sun, Joanne Kurtzberg -- Biobanks for induced pluripotent stem cells and reprogrammed tissues / Lee Carpenter. Section V: Cord blood banking : a current state of affairs. Cord blood banking : operational and regulatory aspects / Cristina Navarrete -- Cord blood unit selection for unrelated transplantation / Andromachi Scaradavou -- Quality management systems including accreditation standards / Andreas Papassavas [and 6 others] -- Regulation across the globe / Maria Mitrossili [and 3 others] -- International development and import/export : WMDA / Lydia Foeken, Daniela Orsini. Section VI: Cord blood banking : current and future outlooks. Allogeneic and autologous cord blood banks / Paolo Rebulla -- The future of cord blood banks / Catherine Stavropoulos-Giokas [and 3 others]. Section VII: The viewpoint of society. An introductory note to the cord blood banking issues in a European and international environment / Marietta Giannakou -- Ethical and legal issues in cord blood stem cells and biobanking / Maria Mitrossili, Marcos Sarris, Yannis Nikolados -- Industrial economics of cord blood banks / Gregory Katz -- Public health policies in European Union : an innovation strategy : Horizon 2020 / Sotiris Soulis [and 5 others]
Summary Cord Blood Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine discusses the current applications for cord blood stem cells and techniques for banking cord blood. Cord blood, blood from the umbilical cord and placenta of an infant, represents an alternate source of stem cells that can be used to treat a myriad of disorders. Cord blood stem cells are being used more frequently and studied more seriously, as evidenced by the explosion of scientific literature on the topic. Currently, clinical and pre-clinical trials are being done in the field, treating conditions as severe as heart failure. Coupled with re
Subject Regenerative medicine.
Stem cells -- Therapeutic use.
Umbilical cord.
Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplantation.
Fetal Blood.
Regenerative Medicine.
Umbilical Cord.
Form Electronic book
Author Charron, D. (Dominique), editor
Navarrete, Cristina, editor
Stavropoulos-Giokas, Catherine, editor
ISBN 0124077854
0124078362 (electronic bk.)
9780124077850
9780124078369 (electronic bk.)
(hbk.)