OA Intra-Articular ℞: Stem Cells

Stem cell-based therapies for osteoarthritis: Challenges and opportunities

Regenerative medicine offers the exciting potential of developing alternatives to total joint replacement for treating osteoarthritis (OA). In this article, we highlight recent…

Advances and Prospects in Stem Cells for Cartilage Regeneration

The histological features of cartilage call attention to the fact that cartilage has a little capacity to repair itself owing to the lack of a blood supply, nerves, or…

Key stem cells for repairing knee joints identified

Stem cells that seem key for maintaining and repairing the body’s knee joints have been identified by scientists.

Efficacy and safety of adult human bone marrow-derived, cultured, pooled, allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells (Stempeucel®): preclinical and clinical trial in osteoarthritis of the knee joint

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common and debilitating chronic degenerative disease of the joints. Currently, cell-based therapy is being explored to address the repair of damaged articular cartilage in the knee joint. The in vitro differentiation potential of adult human bone marrow-derived, cultured, po…