Stem Cell Strategy Info
Realizing the promise of stem cell science should be a priority for Canada! Learn about the latest efforts to achieve this goal.
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Toronto MDs ‘put skin in the game’ to try to cure arthritis
Physicians at Toronto’s University Health Network have tapped their own savings to start the first North American stem cell trial for osteoarthritis. The trial, part of the UHN’s Arthritis Program, will involve 12 patients between the ages of 40 and 65 with moderate to severe osteoarthritis in their knees. Bone marrow extracted from the back of their hips will be used as a source of mesenchymal stromal cells, which UHN…