Taner Demirer

Ankara UniversityTurkey

Dr Demirer graduated from Ankara University Medical School in Turkey in 1984. He then went on to train in the USA from 1987-1997. He was given the title of ‘Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP)’ by ACP in July of 1996. During his career, he has written many papers in the medical journals and books in regard to stem cell mobilization kinetics, factors influencing the stem collection and engraftment, as well as HDC in patients with multiple myeloma, breast, and ovarian cancer. He was Chair of the EBMT Solid Tumors Working Party (STWP) between 2001-2007. Dr. Demirer is currently a professor of Medicine and Hematology/Oncology at the Ankara University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey.

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This book documents the increased amount of stem cell-related research, basic and clinical applications as well as views for the future. The book covers a wide range of issues related to new developments and innovations in cell-based therapies discussed in basic and clinical chapters from authors around the world involved in stem cell studies and research. It thereby complements and extends the basic coverage of stem cells, such as mesenchymal stem cells, effect of stem cells on aging, cover hematopoietic stem cells, storage and cryopreservation, issues related to clinical applications such as haploidentical transplants and use of stem cells for the treatment of Huntingtons disease. Clearly, the treatment of various malignant and nonmalignant diseases depends heavily on stem cells, and this book is well positioned to provide comprehensive coverage of these developments.

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