Perinatal Stem Cells: Research and Therapy (Hardcover)

Perinatal Stem Cells: Research and Therapy By Anthony Atala (Editor), Kyle J. Cetrulo (Editor), Rouzbeh R. Taghizadeh (Editor) Cover Image
By Anthony Atala (Editor), Kyle J. Cetrulo (Editor), Rouzbeh R. Taghizadeh (Editor)


Perinatal Stem Cells provides researchers and clinicians with a comprehensive description of the current clinical and pre-clinical applications of stem cells derived from perinatal sources, such as amniotic fluid, placenta and placental membranes, the umbilical cord and Wharton's jelly. It's compiled by leading experts in the field, offering readers detailed insights into sources of perinatal stem cells and their potential for disease treatment. Therapeutic applications of perinatal stem cells include the treatment of in utero and pregnancy related diseases, cardiac disease, liver disease, pulmonary disease, inflammatory diseases, for hematopoietic regeneration, and for neural protection after stroke or traumatic brain injury.

In addition, the rapid advance in clinical translation and commercialization of perinatal stem cell therapies is highlighted in a section on Clinical and Industry Perspective which provides insight into the new opportunities and challenges involved in this novel and exciting industry.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780128120156
ISBN-10: 0128120150
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: June 21st, 2018
Pages: 418
Language: English