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October 25, 2018

Mayo Clinic Research transforming sports medicine through injury prevention research

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

Discovering new, improved ways to meet unmet patient needs is why Mayo Clinic Research exists, and the teams in Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory and Sports Medicine Research are no exception. Director of both programs, Timothy Hewett, Ph.D., has conducted injury prevention research throughout his career. He published his first prospective study on the effect of an […]

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Tags: Nathan Bates, orthopedics, sports medicine, Timothy Hewett


June 21, 2018

Cell therapy for cartilage defects: Aaron Krych, M.D.

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

Aaron Krych, M.D., Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon and recipient of a 2018 Regenerative Medicine Research Grant, is researching the initial safety and feasibility of RECLAIM, a single stage cartilage repair technique using the patient’s own cartilage cells and allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells.  The study will assess the patient’s improvement in pain and function following the procedure, […]

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Tags: Aaron Krych, Center for Regenerative Medicine, regenerative medicine, sports medicine, stem cells


March 27, 2018

Regenerative sports medicine

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz

Stem cells are, perhaps, the most widely known component of regenerative therapy, but they are not the only one, and each has its own application: Stem cells can be used to grow new tissue of any type in the body if injected at the site of injured or damaged tissues and activated. Growth factors is a term for […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Jonathan Finnoff, regenerative medicine, sports medicine, stem cells


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