Regenerative Medicine 2018: Session 1–Overview of regenerative medicine

  • Why regenerative medicine?
    • Diseases/conditions with tissue damage/loss of function
      • Injuries
      • Inflammation-related tissue damage
        • Rheumatoid arthritis
        • Inflammatory bowel disease
      • Degenerative disorders
        • Highlight osteoporosis and osteoarthritis
        • Others like diabetes, eye problems, ALS, etc.
      • Aging
        • What happens to cells and tissues when we age?
        • Areas of natural regeneration that stop working
      • Problems with transplants