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Research & Development

Clinical Trial Launched to Evaluate Stem Cells Treatment of Massive Knee Cartilage Injury

Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine and the Andrews Research & Education Foundation are facilitating a randomized, multi-center Phase II U.S. FDA-observed clinical trial evaluating use of a patient's own stem cells to regenerate knee cartilage.

Infection Prevention Spurs New R&D Ideas

Post-surgical infection control remains a topic of importance in orthopaedic product development, as surgeons, researchers and device companies continually seek to reduce complications, readmissions, revisions and cost. The sense of priority was validated at OMTEC® 2017, when these groups met to address prevention.

UNM Pursuing 3D Printing of Tissue for Extremity Reconstruction

With the support of a $20,000 grant from The American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand, a research team at UNM seeks to make 3Dprinted bone/ligament hybrid tissue for use in hand and wrist procedures.