Stem Cell Therapy

Carmela Rita Balistreri, Antonella Bordin, Eleonora Scaccia, Elena De Falco

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The necessity of improving the health and quality of life of subjects affected by diverse injuries and chronic diseases, has led to develop a new branch of translational medicine, called Regenerative Medicine (RegMed). RegMed has the principal objects of restoring, maintaining or enhancing structures and functions of tissues and organs. In order to achieve these goals, the RegMed researchers have proposed and tested diverse approaches. The Stem Cell Therapy represents the central focus of RegMed, even if its applications may imply the onset of adverse conditions. Here, an overview of this topic will be reported, by pointing advantages and disadvantages.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Biomedical Gerontology
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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