Stem cell-based therapies for osteoarthritis: challenges and opportunities.

Journal Article, Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't, Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S., Review

Regenerative medicine offers the exciting potential of developing alternatives to total joint replacement for treating osteoarthritis. In this article, we highlight recent work that addresses key challenges of stem cell-based therapies for osteoarthritis and provide examples of innovative ways in which stem cells can aid in the treatment of osteoarthritis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Diekman, BO; Guilak, F

Published Date

  • January 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 119 - 126

PubMed ID

  • 23190869

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1531-6963

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/BOR.0b013e32835aa28d


  • eng

Citation Source

  • PubMed