Medicine » Stem Cell Research

Neural Stem Cells and Therapy

Edited by Tao Sun, ISBN 978-953-307-958-5, 452 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published February 15, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1250
Edited Volume

This book is a collective work of international experts in the neural stem cell field. The book incorporates the characterization of embryonic and adult neural stem cells in both invertebrates and vertebrates. It highlights the history and the most advanced discoveries in neural stem cells, and summarizes the mechanisms of neural stem cell development. In particular, this book provides strategies and discusses the challenges of utilizing neural stem cells for therapy of neurological disorders and brain and spinal cord injuries. It is suitable for general readers, students, doctors and researchers who are interested in understanding the principles of and new discoveries in neural stem cells and therapy.