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Handbook of Innovations in Central Nervous System Regenerative Medicine Synopsis

Handbook of Innovations in CNS Regenerative Medicine provides a comprehensive overview of the CNS regenerative medicine field. The book describes the basic biology and anatomy of the CNS and how injury and disease affect its balance and the limitations of the present therapies used in the clinics. It also introduces recent trends in different fields of CNS regenerative medicine, including cell transplantation, bio and neuro-engineering, molecular/pharmacotherapy therapies and enabling technologies. Finally, the book presents successful cases of translation of basic research to first-in-human trials and the steps needed to follow this path. Areas such as cell transplantation approaches, bio and neuro-engineering, molecular/pharmacotherapy therapies and enabling technologies are key in regenerative medicine are covered in the book, along with regulatory and ethical issues.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780128180846
Publication date: 8th June 2020
Author: Antonio (Principal Investigator, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of M Salgado
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 710 pages
Categories: Neurology & clinical neurophysiology, Biomedical engineering, Pharmaceutical technology, Neurosciences,

About Antonio (Principal Investigator, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of M Salgado

Dr. Antonio Salgado is a PrincipaI Investigator at the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, University of Minho. His research interests are focused on the development of innovative therapies for CNS repair, namely on Spinal Cord Injury and Parkinson's Disease. His main areas of research are: 1) Development of ECM like hydrogels for the transplantation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells into the injured CNS; 2) Role of the secretome of MSCs in neuroprotection and repair, particularly the establishment of novel therapies based on the sole use of MSCs secretome.. Presently he is ...

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