Developing cell-based therapies for articular cartilage injury

By Jay D. Lenn

OREF grant recipient looks for keys to chondrogenesis

Articular cartilage has a limited capacity to repair itself once it is damaged. The cartilage has no direct blood supply, and its chondrocytes are sequestered in tiny cavities in a matrix that prevents the migration of cells to the point of injury.

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