512 pages | 85 B/W Illus.
This reference serves as the first source to gather current data from endothelial cell biologists in various disciplines to summarize recent progress in the field-providing a complete understanding of the endothelium in health and disease and demonstrating its potential as a therapeutic target.
"…an excellent guide to current research in vascular biology and medicine….a valuable educational resource."
"…By weaving together a series of chapters from multiple disciplines, the Editor has succeeded in "bringing the endothelium to life"….This book marks the beginning of an exciting new era in "endotheliology."
-Robert D. Rosenberg, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Endothelium as an Organ. Description and Cataloguing of Endothelial Cell Phenotypes. Mechanisms of Endothelial Cell Heterogeneity. Special Topics. Endothelial Cell Heterogeneity in Diseases.