AAOS, OTA voice support for funding AFIRM

By Lindsay Law

Encourage additional funding for peer-reviewed OETRP

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) have issued a statement voicing their support for the Armed Forces Institute for Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM). In April, the Department of Defense (DOD) announced its intention to create the multi-institutional, interdisciplinary research network to develop new products and therapies to repair battlefield injuries through the use of regenerative medicine.

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