Gene and Cell Therapy

Gene and Cell Therapy

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The Most Comprehensive, State-of-the-Art Book on Using Gene and Cell Therapy in Clinical Medicine Gene and Cell Therapy: Therapeutic Mechanisms and Strategies, Fourth Edition presents extensive background and basic information, state-of-the-art technologies, important achievements, and lingering challenges in the fields of gene and cell therapies. The fourth edition of this bestseller continues to provide the most comprehensive coverage of these fields in one volume. Some chapters have expanded introductions, making the book even more suitable for classroom use. This edition also offers more material on the contributorsa€™ research efforts as well as current technologies, disease targets, and clinical applications. Divided into four sections, the book covers: Delivery systems and therapeutic strategies Other therapeutic strategies, including technologies that knock down gene expression Gene expression, regulation, and detection Gene and cell therapies, disease targets, clinical trials, and regulatory issues Accessible to a broad audience, including students, scientists, physicians, and lay people, this book provides readers with up-to-date, interdisciplinary knowledge and tools to tackle the evolving areas of gene therapy, cell therapy, and tissue engineering. From introductory information to state-of-the-art technologies and concepts, the book helps readers understand vector design and construction, delivery systems, therapeutic strategies, gene expression and detection, disease targets, clinical applications and trials, cell-based therapies, novel imaging systems, gene regulation, and regulatory affairs.Dohmen et al. developed a welldefined PAMAM carrier consisting of a liganda€“ PEGa€“carriera€“siRNA conjugate. ... 13.5.3 cLinicaL traiLs By 2012, more than 1800 clinical trials of gene therapeutics have been completed, are ongoing, or have been approved worldwide [224]. ... Although the number of possibilities to tailor nonviral delivery vectors is steadily increasing, more than two-thirds of clinical trialsanbsp;...

Title:Gene and Cell Therapy
Author:Nancy Smyth Templeton
Publisher:CRC Press - 2015-01-20


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