Exploring and Exploiting Tissue Engineering Through the Design of Multifunctional Therapeutic Systems

Author(s): Masoud Mozafari.

Journal Name: Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy

Volume 14 , Issue 2 , 2019

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Abstract:

This article presents a special issue of "Current Stem Cell Research & Therapy" devoted to exploring and exploiting tissue engineering through the design of multifunctional therapeutic systems. This lead article draws from twelve contributed articles to discuss the most recent advancements in this emerging field. The common theme in the contributed articles is the emerging therapeutic strategies, and a special appeal is made for collaboration between engineers and biologists for the development of multifunctional therapeutic systems for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

Keywords: Tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, biomaterials, drug delivery, nanotechnology, stem cells, scaffolds, therapeutic molecules.

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VOLUME: 14
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2019
Page: [80 - 82]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/1574888X1402190218113533

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