Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Repair Strategies provides researchers the latest information on potential regenerative approaches to spinal cord injury, specifically focusing on therapeutic approaches that target regeneration, including cell therapies, controlled drug delivery systems, and biomaterials. Dr. Giuseppe Perale and Dr. Filippo Rossi lead a team of authoritative authors in academia and industry in this innovative reference on the field of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. This book presents all the information readers need to understand the current and potential array of techniques, materials, applications and their benefits for spinal cord repair.
- Covers current and future repair strategies for spinal cord injury repair
- Focuses on key research trends, clinics, biology and engineering
- Provides fundamentals on regenerative engineering and tissue engineering
Part 2 Materials and regenerative therapies for spinal cord injury (SCI) repair 5. Elements of material science and polymeric biomaterials 6. Trends in regenerative therapies for spinal cord injury (SCI) repair 7. Soft and rigid scaffolds for spinal cord injury (SCI) regeneration 8. Nanomaterials for spinal cord injury (SCI) regeneration 9. Cell therapies for spinal cord injury (SCI) regeneration 10. Pharmacological therapies and factors delivery for spinal cord injury (SCI) regeneration 11. Paracrine effects for spinal cord injury (SCI) regeneration 12. Combination approaches for spinal cord injury (SCI) regeneration 13. clinical research highlights
Part 3 Future applications of regenerative therapies and technologies for spinal cord injury (SCI) repair 14. Future applications 15. Fundamentals and application of imaging technologies for assessing best spinal cord injury repair (SCI) strategies and interventional timing 16. Fundamentals and application of sensing technologies for tuning spinal cord injury (SCI) regenerative applications 17. Fundamentals and application of modelling in support of spinal cord injury (SCI) repair strategies
Giuseppe Perale is currently Professor of Regenerative Medicine at the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Southern Switzerland (USI) in Lugano, Switzerland, and visiting Professor at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology in Vienna, Austria
Filippo Rossi is Associate Professor in Applied Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering "Giulio Natta of Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy.