Handbook of Stem Cells, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Volume 1-Embryonic Stem Cells; Volume 2-Adult & Fetal Stem Cells

Editors:

Details

No. of pages:
1760
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080533735
Print ISBN:
9780124366435

About the editors

Robert Lanza

Robert Lanza, M.D. is currently Chief Scientific Officer at Advanced Cell Technology, and Adjunct Professor of Surgical Sciences at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He has several hundred scientific publications and patents, and over 30 books, including Principles of Tissue Engineering (1st through 4th Editions), Methods of Tissue Engineering, Principles of Cloning (1st and 2nd Editions), Essentials of Stem Cell Biology (1st and 2nd Editions), XENO, Yearbook of Cell & Tissue Transplantation, One World: The Health & Survival of the Human Species in the 21st Century (as editor, with forewords by C. Everett Koop and former President Jimmy Carter), and Medical Science & the Advancement of World Health. Dr. Lanza received his B.A. and M.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was both a University Scholar and Benjamin Franklin Scholar. He is a former Fulbright Scholar, and studied as a student in the laboratory of Richard Hynes (MIT), Jonas Salk (The Salk Institute), and Nobel laureates Gerald Edelman (Rockefeller University) and Rodney Porter (Oxford University). He also worked closely (and coauthored a series of papers) with the late Harvard psychologist B.F. Skinner and heart transplant pioneer Christiaan Barnard. Dr. Lanza's current area of research focuses on the use of stem cells in regenerative medicine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Advanced Cell Technology, MA, USA

Helen Blau

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Baxter Laboratory in Genetic Pharmacology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, U.S.A.

John Gearhart

Affiliations and Expertise

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

Brigid Hogan

Affiliations and Expertise

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Douglas Melton

Affiliations and Expertise

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Malcolm Moore

Affiliations and Expertise

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Roger Pedersen

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, UK

E. Donnall Thomas

Affiliations and Expertise

Director Emeritus, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA

James Thomson

Affiliations and Expertise

Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Catherine Verfaillie

Affiliations and Expertise

Stem Cell Institute, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.

Irving Weissman

Affiliations and Expertise

Stanford University, Stanford, California, U.S.A.

Michael West

Affiliations and Expertise

BioTime Inc., Alameda, CA, USA