MYOCARDIAL REGENERATION AND NEOANGIOGENESIS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Basic knowledge on the mechanisms of cell diiferentiation, transdifferentiation and plasticity.
Indications on the role of stem cells in organ damage.
Clinical use of stem cells in regenerative medicine.
Stem cells and myocardial regeneration
a) Experimental observations
b)Actual clinical applications
Course contents summary
Basic mechanisms on the role of stem cells in tissue regeneration and on the clinical relevance of cell therapy in cardiolgy
The field of regenerative medicine is on continuous evolution so that no specific texts are available. Students should go on NIH web site for the educational on stem cells.
Lectures, seminars and laboratory training
Assessment methods and criteria