Preface.- I Cancer stem cells.- Histamine in the neural and cancer stem cell niches.- Emerging concepts of stem cell organization in the normal lung and in lung cancer. II Pluripotent stem cells.- Differentiation of dendritic cells from human induced pluripotent stem cells.- Molecular mechanisms underlying human somatic cell reprogramming to generate induced pluripotent stem cells.- Induced pluripotent stem cells differentiate into functional cardiomyocytes.- Characteristics of satellite cells and multipotent adult stem cells in the skeletal muscle. III Dendritic cells.- Notch signaling in differentiation and function of dendritic cells.- Suppression of differentiation and maturation of dendritic cells: stem cells from different sources vary in their effect.- Hypertensive emergencies in children after stem cell transplantation: care in selecting hypotensive drugs.- Decellularized stem cell martix: a novel approach for autologous chondrocyte implantation cartilage repair.- Overcoming radioresistance of lung cancer stem cells. IV Regenerative medicine. - Phenotypic correction of murine hemophilia a using cell-based therapy.- Improved renal revascularization outcomes in pigs using stem cells.- Generation of autologous multipotent endothelial-like cells from lipoaspirates of human adipose-derived stem cells and polymer microarrays technology: potential cardiovascular regeneration.- Adipose-derived stem cells as a novel tool for future regenerative medicine.- Repairing the stroke-damaged brain: from neural stem cells to tissue engineering. V General applications.- Epithelial plasticity regulation by micrornas.- Methods in mathematical modeling for stem cells.- Preoptic regulatory factor-2, a rhogap domain protein that modifies cell cycle progression and apoptosis in the cns.- Molecular and functional characterization of human adipocytes.- Soluble cd40l in stem cell products. Index.