Items Tagged ‘osteoarthritis’

Researching Cartilage Regeneration for Osteoarthritis: Jennifer Westendorf, Ph.D.

March 29, 2018

Researching Cartilage Regeneration for Osteoarthritis: Jennifer Westendorf, Ph.D.

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Mayo Clinic investigator, Jennifer Westendorf, Ph.D., is a recipient of a 2018 Regenerative Medicine Minnesota research grant. Her project will help determine how proteins, called Girk2 and Girk3, contribute to cartilage formation and repair in the setting of osteoarthritis. Researchers believe that osteoarthritis may be prevented if these proteins are absent or inactive. Dr. Westendorf is […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Jennifer Westendorf, Mayo Clinic, osteoarthritis, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, research


February 15, 2018

Regenerative Medicine Therapies Program at Mayo Clinic Florida

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Shane Shapiro, M.D., is dedicated to advancing the science of orthopedics and regenerative medicine through research. He is assistant professor of orthopedic surgery and program director for the Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, Mayo Center for Regenerative Medicine. In the video below, Dr. Shapiro discusses the results of his randomized controlled trial of bone marrow aspiration […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trials, Dr. Shane Shapiro, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, osteoarthritis, Regenerative Medicine Therapeutic Suites, stem cells


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