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Tissue Engineering
by John P. Fisher

Tissue Engineering includes much of the research presented at the recent Second International Tissue Engineering Conference, and contains papers from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America, demonstrating the international component of the conference .


Stem Cells

  • "Stem Cells into Liver" - Basic Research and Potential Clinical Applications
  • Mesenchymal Stem Cells Increase Self-Renewal of Small Intestinal Epithelium and Accelerate Structural Recovery after Radiation Injury
  • Optimizing Viral and Non-Viral Gene Transfer Methods for Genetic Modification of Porcine Mesenchymal Stem Cells
  • Transplantation of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells for Treatment of Central Nervous System Diseases

Soluble and Insoluble Signals

  • Chondrocyte Signaling and Artificial Matrices for Articular Cartilage Engineering
  • Osteoinduction with COLLOSS, COLLOSS E, and GFm
  • Biglycan Is a Positive Modulator of BMP-2 Induced Osteoblast Differentiation
  • Use of Neopterin as a Bone Marrow Hematopoietic and Stromal Cell Growth Factor in Tissue-Engineered Devices

Scaffolds and Matrix Design

  • Injectable Synthetic Extracellular Matrices for Tissue Engineering and Repair
  • Temporal Changes in PEG Hydrogel Structure Influence Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation and Matrix Mineralization
  • Novel Biophysical Techniques for Investigating Long-Term Cell Adhesion Dynamics on Biomaterial Surfaces
  • Evaluation of Various Types of Scaffold for Tissue-Engineered Invertebral Disc
  • Physiochemical Characterization of Photopolymerizable PLGA Blends
  • Porous Tantalum Trabecular Metal Scaffolds in Combination with a Novel Marrow Processing Technique to Replace Autograft
  • Preparation of Sponge Using Porcine Small Intestinal Submucosa and Their Applications as a Scaffold and a Wound Dressing

Bioreactor and Assessment Technologies

  • Modulation of Cell Differentiation in Bone Tissue Engineering Constructs Cultured in a Bioreactor
  • Bioreactors for Tissues of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Non-Invasive Monitoring of Tissue-Engineered Pancreatic Constructs by NMR Technigues

Animal Models and Clinical Strategies

  • From Molecules to Matrix: Construction and Evaluation of Molecularly Defined Bioscaffolds
  • Age-Related Differences in Articular Cartilage Wound Healing: A Potential Role for Transforming Growth Factor β1 in Adult Cartilage Repair
  • Intrinsic versus Extrinsic Vascularization in Tissue Engineering
  • Predictive Value of In Vitro and In Vivo Assays in Bone and Cartilage Repair - What Do They Really Tell Us about the Clinical Performance?

Science, Regulation, and the Public

  • Engineered Tissues: The Regulatory Path from Concept to Market

Tissue Engineering Strategies

  • Fibrin in Tissue Engineering Ectopic Bone Induction by Equine Bone Protein Extract
  • Adipose Tissue Induction In Vivo
  • Ocular Tissue Engineering
  • Molecular Mechanism of Osteochondroprogenitor Fate Determination during Bone Formation


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Tissue Engineering
by John P. Fisher
2006 463 pages $164.00 + shipping
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