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June 21, 2018

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

By Jennifer Schutz Jennifer Schutz (@jenniferschutz)

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 (@jenniferschutz)

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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