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Cellular Therapy for Neurological Injury

1st Edition

Edited by Charles S. Cox, Jr.

CRC Press

288 pages | 18 B/W Illus.

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Cellular Therapy for Neurological Injury discusses the current status of cellular therapy for neurological disorders. The primary areas of focus include traumatic brain injury, stroke (ischemic and hemorrhagic), and spinal cord injury. The book explores cell therapy approaches to these and other conditions, while discussing current advances and a literature review in the context of a field that is moving rapidly.

The book presents a translational focus, addressing barriers and opportunities to moving forward. The mechanisms of injury are explored, as well as how these mechanisms influence the type of cell therapy used, the route of delivery, and dosing regimen. Written by leaders in the field, this is an invaluable resource for clinicians and researchers alike.

Table of Contents

Acute Neurological Injury: Pathophysiology as Related to Therapeutic Targets

Charles S. Cox, Jr., Benjamin Aertker, and George P. Liao

Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cells in Spinal Cord Injury Repair

Qi Lin Cao

Cell-Based Therapy for Stroke

Vivek Misra, Bing Yang, Sushil Sharma, and Sean I. Savitz

Experimental Models of Traumatic Brain Injury: Clinical Relevance and Shortcomings

Edward W. Vogel III, Barclay Morrison III, Megan N. Evilsizor, Daniel R. Griffiths, Theresa C. Thomas, Jonathan Lifshitz, Richard L. Sutton, Joseph B. Long, David Ritzel, Geoffrey S.F. Ling, James Huh, Ramesh Raghupathi, and Tracy K. McIntosh

Behavioral Testing after Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury

Bridgette D. Semple and Linda J. Noble-Haeusslein

Translation Biomarkers for Traumatic Brain Injury

Pramod K. Dash, Michael Hylin, and Anthony N. Moore

Neuro-Immune Signaling Circuit in Traumatic Brain Injury

Scott D. Olson

Soluble Factors and Mechanisms of Action of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Traumatic Brain Injury and Organ Injury Induced by Trauma

Shibani Pati and Stuart L. Gibb

Use of a Natural Modulator of Inflammation (TSG-6) for the Therapy of Traumatic Brain Injury

Darwin J. Prockop

Tissue Engineering and Cell-Based Therapeutics for Repair of Myelomeningocele

KuoJen Tsao and Luke R. Putnam

About the Editor

Edited by

Charles S. Cox, Jr., MD, University of Texas, Houston, USA

About the Series

Gene and Cell Therapy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience