Description

This issue of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery.

Key Features

  • This volume of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on tissue engineering of the peripheral nerve
  • It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery

Readership

Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Table of Contents

  1. Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: Past, Present and Future
  2. António J. Salgado, Joaquim M. Oliveira, Albino Martins, Fábio G. Teixeira, Nuno A. Silva, Nuno M. Neves, Nuno Sousa and Rui L. Reis

  3. Tissue Engineering and Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction: An Overview
  4. S. Geuna, S. Gnavi, I. Perroteau, Pierluigi Tos and B. Battiston

  5. Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation for Improving Nerve Regeneration
  6. Júlia Teixeira Oliveira, Klauss Mostacada, Silmara de Lima and Ana Maria Blanco Martinez

  7. Perspectives of Employing Mesenchymal Stem Cells from the Wharton’s Jelly of the Umbilical Cord for Peripheral Nerve Repair
  8. Jorge Ribeiro, Andrea Gartner, Tiago Pereira, Raquel Gomes, Maria Ascensão Lopes, Carolina Gonçalves, Artur Varejão, Ana Lúcia Luís and Ana Colette Maurício

  9. Adipose-Derived Stem Cells and Nerve Regeneration: Promises and Pitfalls
  10. Alessandro Faroni, Giorgio Terenghi and Adam J Reid

  11. The Pros and Cons of Growth Factors and Cytokines in Peripheral Axon Regeneration
  12. Lars Klimaschewski, Barbara Hausott and Doychin N. Angelov

  13. Role of Inflammation and Cytokines in Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
  14. P. Dubový, R. Jančálek and T. Kubek

  15. Ghrelin: A Novel Neuromuscular Recovery Promoting Factor?
  16. Stefania Raimond, Giulia Ronchi, Stefano Geuna, Davide Pascal, Simone Reano, Nicoletta Filigheddu and Andrea Graziani

  17. Neuregulin1 Role in Schwann Cell Regulation and Potential Applications to Promote Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
  18. Giovanna Gambarotta, Federica Fregnan, Sara Gnavi and Isabelle Perroteau

  19. Extracellula

Details

No. of pages:
344
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780124104990
Electronic ISBN:
9780124105362