Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine: Science, Regulation and Business Strategies

by Alain A. Vertes (Editor), Nasib Qureshi (Co-Editor), Hideaki Yukawa (Co-Editor), Hans P. Blaschek (Co-Editor)

This book is a unique guide to emerging stem cell technologies and the opportunities for their commercialisation. It provides in-depth analyses of the science, business, legal, and financing fundamentals of stem cell technologies, offering a holistic assessment of this emerging and dynamic segment of the field of regenerative medicine.

• Reviews the very latest advances in the technology and business of stem cells used for therapy, research, and diagnostics

• Identifies key challenges to the commercialisation of stem cell technology and avenues to overcome problems in the pipeline

• Written by an expert team with extensive experience in the business, basic and applied science of stem cell research

This comprehensive volume is essential reading for researchers in cell biology, biotechnology, regenerative medicine, and tissue engineering, including scientists and professionals, looking to enter commercial biotechnology fields.

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Pediatric Rehabilitation : Principles and Practice, 5th Edition

Michael A. Alexander; Dennis J. Matthews

Universally acknowledged as the cornerstone reference in the field, Pediatric Rehabilitation brings together renowned specialists from all sectors of the pediatric rehabilitation community to provide the most current and comprehensive information available. The fifth edition has been substantially updated and expanded with evidence-based discussions of new theories, therapies, interventions, research findings, and controversies. Five completely new chapters focus on such emerging areas as the use of ultrasound to guide motor point and nerve injections, rehabilitation of chronic pain and conversion disorders, management of concussions, sports injuries, and neurodegenerative and demyelinating diseases in children. This edition also addresses important new directions in genetic markers and tests, cognitive, developmental, and neuropsychological assessment, and rehabilitation for common genetic conditions. Additionally, several new contributors provide fresh perspectives to the voices of established leaders in the field.

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Transplant Immunology

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Transplant Immunology

by Xian C. Li, Anthony M. Jevnikar

With all the complex issues of acceptance or rejection of a transplanted organ, immunology is a key subject for all transplantation clinicians.  During recent years, there has been an explosion of research and knowledge in this area.

Produced in association with the American Society of Transplantation, and written by experts within the field, Transplant Immunology provides a comprehensive overview of the topic in relation to clinical transplantation.

Starting with the basic functionality of the immune system, it then moves on to cover the very latest developments in immunosupressive drugs and protocols, as well as a look at all emerging technologies in the field.

Key chapters include:

Transplant-related complications Immune responses to transplants Emerging issues in transplantation Biomarkers of Allograft rejection and tolerance T cells and the principles of immune responses

In full colour throughout, over 100 outstanding diagrams support the text, all figures being fully downloadable via the book’s companion website. The result is an essential tool for all those responsible for managing patients awaiting and undergoing organ transplantation, including transplant surgeons and clinicians, immunologists and researchers.

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The Treatment of Epilepsy, 4th Edition

The Treatment of Epilepsy, fourth edition, is a comprehensive reference and clinical guide to the pharmacological, medical and surgical options available in the treatment of epilepsy.

The text is compiled by a group of internationally renowned editors and contributors and is now in full color and extensively illustrated The first two sections cover the background to, and principles of, treatment in different clinical situations Section three comprises a series of systematic reviews of contemporary drug therapy, devoting one chapter to each anti-epileptic drug and covering all clinically-relevant aspects Section four focuses on the surgical options, devoting individual chapters to each of the modalities of presurgical assessment and to each surgical operation or approach This 4th edition is extensively revised incorporating the many recent developments in therapy, and comprises 81 chapters from world experts from 18 countries

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