Handbook of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds: Volume Two provides a comprehensive and authoritative review on recent advancements in the application and use of composite scaffolds in tissue engineering. Chapters focus on specific tissue/organ (mostly on the structure and anatomy), the materials used for treatment, natural composite scaffolds, synthetic composite scaffolds, fabrication techniques, innovative materials and approaches for scaffolds preparation, host response to the scaffolds, challenges and future perspectives, and more. Bringing all the information together in one major reference, the authors systematically review and summarize recent research findings, thus providing an in-depth understanding of scaffold use in different body systems.
- Dedicated to the specialist topic of composite scaffolds, featuring all human body systems
- Covers basic fundamentals and advanced clinical applications
- Includes up-to-date information on preparation methodology and characterization techniques
- Highlights clinical data and case studies
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Part 6: Neural tissue engineering scaffolds 34. Scaffolds for brain tissue reconstruction 35. Scaffolds for spinal cord regeneration 36. Scaffolds for bridging sciatic nerve gaps 37. Scaffold for facial nerve reconstruction 38. Scaffolds for auditory nerve regeneration Part 7: Skin tissue engineering scaffolds 39. Scaffolds for dermal tissue engineering 40. Scaffolds for epidermal tissue engineering 41. Scaffolds for regeneration of dermo-epidermal skin tissue 42. Scaffolds for epithelial and hair follicle regeneration 43. Scaffolds for abdominal wall reconstruction Part 8: Scaffolds for reproductive system 44. Scaffolds for bioengineered uterus 45. Scaffolds for vaginal tissue reconstruction 46. Scaffolds for cervical tissue engineering 47. Scaffolds for reconstruction of penile corporal tissue Part 9: Scaffold for respiratory tissue engineering 48. Scaffolds for tracheal tissue engineering 49. Scaffolds for tissue engineering of the bronchi 50. Scaffold for laryngeal reconstruction 51. Scaffolds for lung tissue engineering 52. Scaffolds for reconstruction of the diaphragm Part 10: Scaffolds for urinary system 53. Scaffolds for kidney tissue engineering 54. Scaffolds for bladder tissue engineering 55. Scaffolds for tissue engineering of the urethra Part 11: Scaffolds for digestive system 56. Scaffolds for esophageal tissue engineering 57. Scaffolds for intestinal tissue engineering 58. Scaffolds for tissue engineering of stomach Part 12: Ocular tissue engineering scaffolds 59. Scaffolds for corneal tissue engineering 60. Scaffolds for retinal repairs 61. Scaffolds for intraocular lens 62. Scaffolds for tissue engineering in optic nerve regeneration 63. Scaffolds for tarsal repair in eyelids Part 13: Tissue engineering scaffolds in endocrinology and metabolism 64. Scaffolds for liver regeneration 65. Scaffolds for pancreatic tissue engineering 66. Scaffolds for parathyroid tissue engineering
Dr. Masoud Mozafari is Assistant Professor and Director of the Bioengineering Lab, at the Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Department, Materials and Energy Research Center, Cellular and Molecular Research Center, and Department of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine of the Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran. Dr. Mozafari's research interests range across biomaterials, nanotechnology, and tissue engineering, and he is known for the development of strategies for the treatment of damaged tissues and organs, and controlling biological substances for targeted delivery into the human body. Dr. Mozafari has received several awards, including the Khwarizmi Award and the Julia Polak European Doctorate Award for outstanding translational research contributions to the field of biomaterials. He has also received the WIPO Medal for Inventors from The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in recognition of his contributions to economic and technological development. Dr. Mozafari is currently working on the editorial board of several journals.
Farshid Sefat is a lecturer in Medical Engineering at the University of Bradford and Visiting Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology (New Jersey, USA). Previously he was Head of the Biomedical Engineering Department at King Faisal University (Saudi Arabia). He completed his post doctorate research at the University of Sheffield (UK) in the area of cornea tissue engineering. He received his Ph.D. (2011) and BEng. (2005) degrees from the University of Bradford (UK) in Biomedical Engineering. He also obtained his MSc. (2006) in Biomedical Engineering (Cell and Tissue Engineering) from Keele University, (UK). His research is based on developing biomaterials to control cellular behaviour with particular emphasis on developing engineered materials for tissue engineering.
Anthony Atala is the Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the W.H. Boyce Professor and Chair of the Department of Urology at Wake Forest University. Dr. Atala is a practicing surgeon and a researcher in the area of regenerative medicine. His current work focuses on growing new human cells, tissues and organs. Dr. Atala works with several journals and serves in various roles, including Editor-in-Chief of Stem Cells- Translational Medicine, Current Stem Cell Research and Therapy, and Therapeutic Advances in Urology; as Associate Editor of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Rejuvenation Research, and Gene Therapy and Regulation; as Executive Board Member or Section Editor of the International Journal of Artificial Organs, Organogenesis, and Current Urology Reports; and as Editorial Board member of Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, Biomedical Materials, Journal of Tissue Science and Engineering, 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, Technology, the Journal of Urology, Recent Patents on Regenerative Medicine, BioMed Central-Urology, Urology, and Current Transplantation Reports. Dr. Atala is a recipient of many awards, including the US Congress funded Christopher Columbus Foundation Award, bestowed on a living American who is currently working on a discovery that will significantly affect society, the World Technology Award in Health and Medicine, presented to individuals achieving significant and lasting progress, the Samuel D. Gross Prize, awarded every 5 years to a national leading surgical researcher by the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, the Barringer Medal from the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons for distinguished accomplishments, the Gold Cystoscope award from the American Urological Association for advances in the field, the Ramon Guiteras Award for pioneering research in regenerative medicine and outstanding contributions as a scholar and teacher, the Innovation Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for the creation of synthetic organs, and the Rocovich Gold Medal, awarded to a distinguished scientist who has made a major impact on science toward the understanding of human disease. In 2011 he was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.