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A new approach for more efficient cartilage repair and regeneration

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments16 October 2013

epfl-cartilage-1Damage to cartilage may no longer have to be irreversible. A team of EPFL scientists has developed a smart hydrogel material that could promote cartilage regeneration. That would be great news for athletes, elderly, and people with conditions which lead to cartilage degeneration and arthritis. The advantage of this method is its ability to release… »


A new stem cell bandage could help in cartilage regeneration

By Rob Aid
2 Comments18 June 2011

knee-cartilage_0Millions of people with knee injuries could benefit from a new type of stem cell bandage treatment if clinical trials prove successful. The world’s first clinical trial for the treatment of patients with torn meniscal cartilage has received approval from the MHRA (UK regulatory agency). The current treatment for the majority of tears is the… »