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2009 Stem Cell Therapy and the Future of Orthopaedics

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Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/701799

Description: An Expert Interview With Dr. Thomas Einhorn
Stem cell research has caused much public controversy, sparking debate on ethics, cost, and legislation. Advocates of stem cell research believe that the use of adult stem cells holds promise of widespread applications, especially in the area of orthopaedics. Pippa Wysong of Medscape sat with Thomas A. Einhorn, MD, to discuss his research on stem cell therapy as it may be applied to the repair and regeneration of bone and cartilage. Dr. Einhorn is Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Biochemistry, and Biomedical Engineering at Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts.

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Added: Thu Apr 30 2009
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