In Focus: Stem cell and tissue engineering applications in regenerative medicine

Mahler, Stephen (2008) In Focus: Stem cell and tissue engineering applications in regenerative medicine. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 83 4: 395-396. doi:10.1002/jctb.1933


Author Mahler, Stephen
Title In Focus: Stem cell and tissue engineering applications in regenerative medicine
Journal name Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0268-2575
1097-4660
0368-1084
Publication date 2008-04-01
Year available 2008
Sub-type Editorial
DOI 10.1002/jctb.1933
Open Access Status
Volume 83
Issue 4
Start page 395
End page 396
Total pages 2
Place of publication Chichester, U. K.
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Language eng
Subject 100399 Industrial Biotechnology not elsewhere classified
Formatted abstract
Two prominent areas in biotechnology presently at the forefront of our attention are environmental biotechnology, associated with the preservation of our planet – with the development of biofuels, reduction of green house gases and treatment of hazardous waste – and medical biotechnology, concerned with the preservation of our health. Through advances in DNA-derived biopharmaceuticals, medical biotechnology has delivered therapies, and in some cases cures, to once intractable diseases such as cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. At the next level we now seek cures and therapies for presently intractable diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease or spinal cord injury to name a few.

Innovation in stem cell and tissue engineering technologies are essential for the future development of cell-based therapies and tissue-engineered products. The editors of JCTB welcome new submissions of high quality papers for the advancement of these technologies.
© 2008 Society of Chemical Industry.
Keyword Biomaterial
Biopolymer
Heparin
Polycarbonate
Urethan
Graft versus host reaction
Hematopoietic stem cell
Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation
Olfactory ensheathing cell
Regenerative medicine
Spinal cord atrophy
Tissue engineering
Tissue regeneration
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Editorial
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