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Tissue and Organ Regeneration

Advances in Micro- and Nanotechnology, 1st Edition

Edited by Lijie Grace Zhang, Ali Khademhosseini, Thomas Webster

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822 pages

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Description

Tissue engineering aims to develop biological substitutes that restore, maintain, or improve damaged tissue and organ functionality. To date, numerous stem cells and biomaterials have been explored for a variety of tissue and organ regeneration. The challenge for existing stem cell-based techniques is that current therapies lack controlled environm

Table of Contents

Nano and Microtechnology. Nano/Microfibrication Techniques for Tissue and Organ Regeneratio. Three Dimensional Micropatterning of Biomaterial Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering. Nanobiotechnology and Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine. Micro- and Nanotechnology Engineering Strategies for Tissue Interface Regeneration and Repair. Spatiotemporal Genetic Control of Cellular Systems. Biomimetic Design of Extracellular Matrix-like Substrate for Tissue Regeneration. Degradable Elastomers for Tissue Regeneration. Protein Engineering Strategies for Modular, Responsive, and Spatially Organized Biomaterials. Tissue and Organ Regeneration. Design and Fabrication of Biomimetic Microvascular Architecture. The Self-Assembly Process of Articular Cartilage and Self-Organization in Tissue Engineering. Environmental Factors in Cartilage Tissue Engineering. Bone Regenerative Engineering: The Influence of Micro and Nano Dimension. Stem Cell and Bone Regeneration. Notch Signaling Biomaterials and Craniofacial Regeneration. Stem Cell-Based Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Tissue Engineering. Engineering Functional Bone Grafts for Craniofacial Regeneration. Nanotechnology in Osteochondral Regeneration. Aortic Heart Valve Tissue Regeneration. Micro and Nanotechnology in Vascular Regeneration. Micro- and Nanofabrication Approaches to Cardiac Tissue Engineering. Engineering of Skeletal Muscle Regeneration: Principles, Current State and Challenges.

About the Editors

Lijie Grace Zhang is assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Department of Medicine at the George Washington University, USA. She is also director of the Bioengineering Laboratory for Nanomedicine and Tissue Engineering at the university.

Ali Khademhosseini is associate professor at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School as well as associate faculty at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, USA. He is also junior principal investigator at the World Premier International-Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Japan, where he directs a satellite laboratory.

Thomas J. Webster is department chair of chemical engineering at Northeastern University, USA. His research explores the use of nanotechnology in numerous applications.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science