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Functional imaging in regenerative medicine

Edited by Timothy O'Brien and Rocky Tuan

An article collection in Stem Cell Research & Therapy.

This series of commissioned reviews relates to the workshop on ‘Functional Imaging for Regenerative Medicine’, held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in 2012. The series covers topics including advances in micro-computed tomography, and chemical imaging for stem cell engineering.

This series of articles has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process. The Editors-in-Chief declare no competing interests.

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  1. Research

    Repair of human periodontal bone defects by autologous grafting stem cells derived from inflammatory dental pulp tissues

    Recently, stem cells derived from inflammatory dental pulp tissues (DPSCs-IPs) have demonstrated regenerative potential, but the real effect remains to be examined. This pilot study attempted to isolate DPSCs-...

    Ye Li, Shanmei Zhao, Xi Nan, Hong Wei, Jianfeng Shi, Ang Li and Jianzhong Gou

    Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2016 7:141

    Published on: 22 September 2016

  2. Review

    Functional imaging for regenerative medicine

    In vivo imaging is a platform technology with the power to put function in its natural structural context. With the drive to translate stem cell therapies into pre-clinical and clinical trials, early selection...

    Martin Leahy, Kerry Thompson, Haroon Zafar, Sergey Alexandrov, Mark Foley, Cathal O’Flatharta and Peter Dockery

    Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2016 7:57

    Published on: 19 April 2016

  3. Review

    Current achievements and future perspectives in whole-organ bioengineering

    Irreversible end-stage organ failure represents one of the leading causes of death, and organ transplantation is currently the only curative solution. Donor organ shortage and adverse effects of immunosuppress...

    Andrea Peloso, Abritee Dhal, Joao P Zambon, Peng Li, Giuseppe Orlando, Anthony Atala and Shay Soker

    Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2015 6:107

    Published on: 1 June 2015

  4. Review

    Microcomputed tomography: approaches and applications in bioengineering

    Microcomputed tomography (microCT) has become a standard and essential tool for quantifying structure-function relationships, disease progression, and regeneration in preclinical models and has facilitated num...

    Joel D Boerckel, Devon E Mason, Anna M McDermott and Eben Alsberg

    Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2014 5:144

    Published on: 29 December 2014