Tissue Engineering (2nd Ed.)

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Tissue Engineering is a comprehensive introduction to the engineering and biological aspects of this critical subject. With contributions from internationally renowned authors, it provides a broad perspective on tissue engineering for students coming to the subject for the first time. In addition to the key topics covered in the previous edition, this update also includes new material on the regulatory authorities, commercial considerations as well as new chapters on microfabrication, materiomics and cell/biomaterial interface.



  • Effectively reviews major foundational topics in tissue engineering in a clear and accessible fashion
  • Includes state of the art experiments presented in break-out boxes, chapter objectives, chapter summaries, and multiple choice questions to aid learning
  • New edition contains material on regulatory authorities and commercial considerations in tissue engineering
1. Introduction
2. Stem cells
3. Tissue morphogenesis and homeostasis
4. Cellular signaling
5. ECM
6. Biomaterial chemistry
7. Microfabrication
8. Materiomics: high throughput screening, data analysis and modeling
9. Scaffold design and fabrication
10. Controlled release
11. Monitoring & control - towards processing - manufacturing
12. Cell sourcing/Cell culture/ Cell differentiation/cryopreservation
13. In vivo engraftment and functionality (prevascularization, functionalization of TE grafts)
14. The biomaterial/tissue interface
15. Skin
16. Muskuloskeletal
17. Tissue Engineering of the nervous system
18. Cardiovascular
19. Organs
20. Tissue and organs on a chip
21. Clinical translation
22. The product: Quality contro aspects/GMP-GCP production aspects
23. Ethical issues
Biomedical and tissue engineers; researchers; scientists; students
Prof. Clemens A. van Blitterswijk is Professor of Tissue Regeneration at Maastricht University, heading up one of the leading European labs in the field of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. He combines his professorship with being Founding Partner of the new LSP-Health Economics Fund of the European health care investment group Life Sciences Partners in Amsterdam. During his career Prof. van Blitterswijk has authored and co-authored ca. 400 scientific papers. He has co-founded multiple biomedical companies and is one of the highest ranking Dutch scientists under the most frequently cited in Materials Science. He has won numerous awards for his work, including the George Winter Award. of the European Society for Biomaterials, the Career Achievement Award of Termis and is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Jan de Boer is a professor of Applied Cell Biology at the Laboratory of Cell Biology-Inspired Tissue Engineering, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands, where his team performs innovative research on molecular and cellular engineering of bone tissue. The research program is characterized by a holistic approach to both discovery and application, aiming at combining high throughput technologies, computational modeling and experimental cell biology to streamline the wealth of biological knowledge to real clinical applications. He is chair of the Netherlands Society of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, and co-founder of the biotech company Materiomics B.V.