Stem Cells and Cardiac Regeneration

March 27, 2019|
Stem Cells and Cardiac Regeneration by Rosalinda Madonna
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This book provides an update of recent advances in the basic and clinical applications of cell-based therapies for myocardial repair and regeneration in ischemic heart disease (IHD) and heart failure (HF). The first sections of the book illuminate basic aspects of stem cells such as definitions, isolation criteria and characterization of embryonic and adult stem cells, as well as pluripotent stem cells and tissue specific progenitor and stem cells. In the following section, the text examines the role of critical regulators of stem cell differentiation in myocardial regeneration, that include circadian rhythyms, microRNAs, epigenetics, microvescicles, and exosomes. The text concludes with a review of the use of stem/progenitor cells in cardiac regeneration and discuss current controversies, unresolved issues, challenges, and future directions.Stem Cells and Cardiac Regenerationis addressed to a wide audience consisting of cardiologists, clinicians, and research scientists, who will learn new concepts in cardiovascular regeneration and repair with special focus on molecular mechanisms and therapeutic potential for cardiovascular regeneration.

Rosalinda Madonna is Assistant Professor at Center of Excellence on Aging, G. d''Annunzio University in Chieti, Italy and Adjunct Assistant Professor in Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical School in Houston, Texas. She received both her MD in Medicine in Surgery and PhD in Biotechnologies and Biosci...
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Title:Stem Cells and Cardiac Regeneration
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:205 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:205 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:March 27, 2019
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319797861

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