Items Tagged ‘osteoarthritis’

October 10, 2019

Regenerative Strategies for Osteoarthritis: Jonathan Finnoff, D.O.

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Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the ends of your bones wears down over time. While the significant pain, limited activity, and decreased quality of life that affect patients with osteoarthritis can usually be managed, the damage to joints can’t […]

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Tags: Dr. Jonathan Finnoff, osteoarthritis, PRP, regenerative medicine, stem cells


Gerstner Regenerative Medicine Initiative: Tracking Outcomes and Supporting Clinical Trials

August 29, 2019

Gerstner Regenerative Medicine Initiative: Tracking Outcomes and Supporting Clinical Trials

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One of the challenges of integrating regenerative medicine into daily patient care is that it is so new, there is not a lot of available data to consider when determining best practices. A recent grant will help track information on how patient do after clinical trials. The Gerstner Regenerative Medicine Initiative, funded through a grant […]

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Tags: Dr. Shane Shapiro, Gerstner Regenerative Medicine Initiative, osteoarthritis, Regenerative Evidence-Based Outcome Registry, regenerative medicine, stem cells


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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