Therapy with Cultured Cells by Howard GreenTherapy with Cultured Cells by Howard Green

Therapy with Cultured Cells

byHoward GreenEditorHoward Green

Paperback | March 31, 2010

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In this book the author describes the discoveries in his laboratory that led to therapy with cultured cells. The first cultured cell type used for therapy was the keratinocyte of the epidermis, for the treatment of burns. Subsequent developments led to the use of cultured cells for the treatment of diseases of the eye, of the joints and of other diseases. Cultured cells for therapy are now being prepared by industries in the US, Japan and Korea and are used in the aforesaid countries, as well as in France, Sweden and Greece, for the treatment of disease.

Dr. Green received his Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Toronto. He began his independent scientific work at New York University School of Medicine, where he ultimately became Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cell Biology. From 1970-1980 he was Professor of Cell Biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He ...
Title:Therapy with Cultured CellsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.68 inPublished:March 31, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9814267708

ISBN - 13:9789814267700

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Table of Contents

The Early History of Cell Culture
The Beginnings of Keratinocyte Cultivation
The Treatment of Burns
Defining the Stem Cell Character of Keratinocytes
Treatment with Allogeneic Cultured Keratinocytes
Treatment of Ocular Disease
Gene Therapy
Therapy with Cultured Chondrocytes
The Promise of Therapy with Embryonic Stem Cells
A Final Philosophical Reflection