Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 in Cartilage Regeneration

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Cartilage Drug Delivery
Insulin growth factor-1 has previously been shown to support joint cartilage, but getting IGF-1 to an arthritic [MORE]

Stem Cell Family of the Human Skeleton

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bone structure from human skeletal stem cells
Stanford University scientists have discovered true human skeletal stem cells for the first time.  [MORE]

An Ear on an Elbow

July 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ear growing on an elbow
After a female soldier lost her left ear in a car crash, Army surgeons took samples [MORE]

Skeletal Regeneration from Bone Marrow Stem Cells

June 26, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Development of Cartilage Tissue from Stem Cells (red)
“Certain mesenchymal stem/stromal cells from the bone marrow of adults are considered extremely [MORE]

“Regulator of Cartilage Growth and Differentiation”

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Arthritic Knee
Thinking there might be an injectable therapy instead of joint replacement in some cases of arthritis, researchers at the [MORE]

Stem Cell-Based Cartilage Regeneration Now in Phase III Trials

February 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Knee Anatomy
Japan has the highest percentage of people over age 65 of any country which explains why it leads the [MORE]

“Kevlartilage” Artificial Cartilage

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kevlartilage – Artificial Cartilage
Natural cartilage has amazing properties: under stress, as in running, knee cartilage releases water to become more [MORE]

Implantable 3D Printed Cartilage Cells

May 16, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Formation of Blood Vessels
Using a 3-D printer, tissue engineers at Chalmers University (Gothenburg, Sweden) have constructed human cartilage cells on [MORE]

Lab Grown Cartilage from Stem Cells for Hip Prosthetics

January 24, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Joint pain, especially from arthritis, seems to be part of the fate of aging. Artificial prosthetics offer some relief, but [MORE]

Cartilage Regeneration

November 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Anatomy of TMJ
Quoting directly from this piece: “Researchers [Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine] have identified stem cells in the [MORE]

Anti-Inflammation Nanoparticles for Osteoarthritis

November 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Osteoarthritis of the Knee
In mouse studies, researchers at Washington University of St. Louis School of Medicine have shown that nanoparticles [MORE]

Improving Bio-Ink for Better 3-D Printing

August 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Bioprinting University of Bristol
Researchers at the University of Bristol (UK) have been able to 3-D print a full-size tracheal [MORE]

Mimicking Cartilage with Bio-Glass

June 21, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioglass is a synthetic material made of silica and a polymer that was first used for treating bone injuries during [MORE]

3-D Printing During Surgery, the BioPen

July 22, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

“[A] new BioPen developed at the University of Wollongong (UOW) in Australia . . . . is designed to let [MORE]