Cord Blood : Banks & Banking, Ethical Issues & Risks/Benefits Hardback
Edited by Lisandra Vanostrand
In this book, the authors discuss cord blood banks and banking, the ethical issues involved and the risks and benefits.
Topics include the virological risks and benefits of cord blood banking; mesenchymal stem cells and their role in regenerative medicine applications; osteogenic potential of human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stromal cells; public versus private cord blood banking; CCR5 deficient cord blood as a means of treatment for HIV-1 infection; and the therapeutic use of umbilical cord blood.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 135 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 19/06/2013
- Category: Medical ethics & professional conduct
- ISBN: 9781626180727