C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr. (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

Stem cell therapy following meniscus knee surgery may reduce pain, restore meniscus

A single stem-cell injection following arthroscopic meniscus knee surgery may provide pain relief and aid in meniscus regrowth, according to a new study by C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr., MD, principal investigator with …

Andy McMahon (Photo by Phil Channing)

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine awards USC researcher $5.7 million

California’s stem cell agency, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has approved $5.7 million for a USC researcher to help move promising stem cell-based therapies from the laboratory research phase to …

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