Handbook of Innovations in CNS Regenerative Medicine
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About the Author
Dr. António Salgado is a PrincipaI Investigator at the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, University of Minho. His research interests are focused on the development of innovative therapies for CNS repair, namely on Spinal Cord Injury and Parkinson's Disease. His main areas of research are: 1) Development of ECM like hydrogels for the transplantation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells into the injured CNS; 2) Role of the secretome of MSCs in neuroprotection and repair, particularly the establishment of novel therapies based on the sole use of MSCs secretome.. Presently he is the coordinator of the Portuguese Network for Spinal Cord Injury Research and director of the Spinal Cord Injury Initiative @ ICVS (SCICVS). He serves as an Associate Editor for Biomed Research International, Biochimie, BMC Neuroscience and Stem Cells International. He has received several distinctions for his work including the Gulbenkian Award on Cutting Edge Research in Life Sciences, and the Prize Melo e Castro for Spinal Cord Injury Research, awarded by Santa Casa de Misericordia de Lisboa (2013 and 2017).
- Publisher : Elsevier US; 1st edition (18 June 2020)
- Author: Dr. António Salgado
- Language : English
- Paperback : 500 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0128180846
- ISBN-13 : 978-0128180846
- Dimensions : 15.19 x 4.06 x 22.91 cm