Tissue Engineering For Therapeutic Use 2

Author: Yoshito Ikada
Publisher: Excerpta Medica
ISBN: 9780444500762
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Tissue Engineering For Therapeutic Use 2 from the Author: Yoshito Ikada. Hardbound. Tissue engineering aims at regenerating new tissues as well as substituting lost organs by making use of autogeneic or heterogeneic cells in combination with biomaterials, a newly emerging biomedical engineering field. The proceedings of the Second International Symposium of Tissue Engineering for Therapeutic Use held in Tokyo, Japan in October 1997demonstrate the tremendous advances achieved during the short period of time between the first and the present symposium. The papers presented at the meeting are results of contributions from biologists, materials scientists, and clinicians who reviewed and discussed the latest developments and approaches. This symposium was also aimed at informing the participants of the advances made in the Tissue Engineering Project of the Research for the Future Program sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). Although research studies have presented some challenges to the field, this

Tissue Engineering For Therapeutic Use 4

Author: Yoshito Ikada
Publisher: Excerpta Medica
ISBN: 9780444502933
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Tissue Engineering For Therapeutic Use 4 from the Author: Yoshito Ikada. This publication is the fourth proceedings volume in a series of Symposia on Tissue Engineering for Therapeutic Use, sponsored by the Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS). The previous three volumes have all been published as part of the ICS series. The successful growth of the interdisciplinary field of modern tissue engineering requires a focused integration of biomedical engineering, life science, and clinical medicine. As we enter the new millennium, it is particularly appropriate to discuss the different hurdles tissue engineering has to identify, define and act upon to substantially contribute to clinical medicine. Current trends covered in this volume include physiological roles of connective tissue growth factor (CTGF), bone tissue engineering on biodegradable scaffolds, strategies for mesenchymal or skeletal tissues, artificial nerve connection, and xenogeneic extracorporeal liver perfusion. Lessons are learnt from regeneration in animals and steps made towards developing clinical application from these.

Tissue Engineering For Therapeutic Use 6

Author: Yoshito Ikada
Publisher: Excerpta Medica
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Tissue Engineering For Therapeutic Use 6 from the Author: Yoshito Ikada. This publication is the 6th proceedings volume in a series of Symposia on Tissue Engineering for Therapeutic Use. These symposia were sponsored by the Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) to encourage research on Tissue Engineering in Japan. The previous five volumes have also been published as part of the ICS series and this volume is the last in the series. The Tissue Engineering Research Project was set up in 1996 and during the course of the 5 years that the first symposia were held, it became apparent that the scope of the research had expanded. In view of this a 6th and final symposia was needed to complete the coverage of this challenging topic. This volume, along with the previous proceedings, gives the reader a comprehensive coverage of the state of the research on Tissue Engineering in Japan. The closing of the Tissue Engineering Project is only the beginning for tissue engineering research.

Wtec Panel Report On Tissue Engineering Research

Author: Larry V. McIntire
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080543871
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Wtec Panel Report On Tissue Engineering Research from the Author: Larry V. McIntire. WTEC Panel on Tissue Engineering Research is a comparative review of tissue engineering research and development activities in the United States, Japan, and Western Europe conducted by a panel of leading U.S. experts in the field. This book covers biomaterials, cells, biomolecules, non-medical applications, engineering design, informatics, and legal and regulatory issues associated with tissue engineering research and applications. This document will serve as a basis for continued dialogue within nations' tissue engineering research and development community and with other important stakeholders, providing guidance for future programs. This text highlights the necessity for providing continued and enhanced resources to further the progress in tissue engineering, harness developments, and maintain scientific and economic leadership.

Protein Nanotechnology

Author: Tuan Vo-Dinh
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781588293107
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Protein Nanotechnology from the Author: Tuan Vo-Dinh. Leading experts in nanobiotechnology comprehensively review the most recent advances in instrumentation and methodology, as well as their applications in genomics and proteomics. The authors provide a wide variety of techniques and methods for dealing with protein functions and structures at the nanoscale level, including nanostructured systems, nanomaterials, carbon nanotubes and nanowires, optical nanosensors, and nanoelectrodes. Among the highlights are techniques for the in vivo tracking of biochemical processes using fluorescent molecular probes and nanosensors, and the exploration of biochemical processes and submicroscopic structures of living cells at unprecedented resolutions using near-field optics. Also discussed is the development of nanocarrier methodology for the targeted delivery of drugs whose shells are conjugated with antibodies for targeting specific antigens.

Tissue Engineering Stem Cells And Gene Therapies

Author: Y. Murat El├žin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 146150063X
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Tissue Engineering Stem Cells And Gene Therapies from the Author: Y. Murat El├žin. Recent years have seen an upsurge of significant interest in cell-based technologies. A range of productive and lively debate have taken place relating to tissue engineering, namely the construction of tissues and whole organs using molecularly-designed resorbable biomaterials to create tissue de novo, the potential use of human embryonic stem cells for transplantation and regenerative medicine, with similar potential for adult-derived stem cells, and gene therapy, in relation to cell transplantation. New findings in biomimetic materials, cell signalling pathways, extracellular matrix receptors and ligands, growth factors, and the human genome project, all present particularly motivating sources for the development of research in the evergrowing biomedical field. The purpose of this book is to stimulate further the work in biomedicine and to make the issues of related scientific disciplines accessible to a wider readership by characterising the current state of research in the biomedical field. The lectures and a selection of the presentations from BlOMED 200- th The 9 International Symposium on Biomedical Science and Technology, held in September 2002 in Turkey- constitute the basis for the volume. Tissue engineering, stem cells, cell and gene therapies were the major topics presented and discussed in the symposium. This book is intended to serve as an up-to-date synopsis of the major developments of our area through the work reflected in BlOMED 2002, though not covering all aspects of the topics, due to the natural restrictions within a volume of this kind.

Functional Tissue Engineering

Author: Farshid Guilak
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387215476
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Functional Tissue Engineering from the Author: Farshid Guilak. -Softcover reprint of a successful hardcover reference (370 copies sold) -Price to be accessible to the rapidly increasing population of students and investigators in the field of tissue engineering -Chapters written by well-known researchers discuss issues in functional tissue engineering as well as provide guidelines and a summary of the current state of technology

Tissue Engineering

Author: Yoshito Ikada
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080464009
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Tissue Engineering from the Author: Yoshito Ikada. Tissue engineering is an emerging interdisciplinary field, occupying a major position in the regenerative medicine that aims at restoring lost or damaged tissues and organs with use of cells. Regenerative medicine includes cellular therapy and tissue engineering. In general, the former treats patients by cell infusion alone, while tissue engineering needs biomaterials and growth factors in addition to cells. Biomaterials function in tissue engineering as the scaffold or template for cells to proliferate, differentiate, and produce matrices. Tissue Engineering focuses on the fundamentals (biomaterials, scaffolds, cell cultures, bioreactors, animal models etc.), recent animal and human trials, and future prospects regarding tissue engineering. Almost twenty years have passed since the advent of the tissue engineering, whicht uses cells, scaffolds, and growth factors for regeneration of neotissues. The number of investigations on tissue engineering is still increasing tremendously. Nevertheless, it seems likely that the number of reports describing clinical trials of tissue engineering will remain very limited. Even the studies that apply tissue engineering research to large animals have not been performed yet on a large scale. The major objective of this book is to address this question from a science and technology point of view, and to describe the principles of basic technologies that have currently been developed by numerous research groups. Helps reader understand the key issues required for promotion of clinical trials in tissue engineering Covers in full the issues related to tissue engineering Looking at current technologies in the field

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2

Author: Jessica Amber Jennings
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 0081002564
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Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2 from the Author: Jessica Amber Jennings. Chitosan Based Biomaterials: Tissue Engineering and Therapeutics, Volume 2, provides the latest information on chitosan, a natural polymer derived from the marine material chitin. Chitosan displays unique properties, most notably biocompatibility and biodegradability. It can also be easily tuned to modify its structure or properties, making chitosan an excellent candidate as a biomaterial. Consequently, chitosan is being developed for many biomedical functions, ranging from tissue engineering and implant coatings to drug and gene delivery. This book provides readers with a full coverage of the applications of chitosan-based biomaterials. Presents specific focus on tissue engineering and therapeutics Provides comprehensive treatment of all biomaterial applications of chitosan Contains contributions by leading researchers with extensive experience in the material