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2014-06-30 08:30:15

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced that it has started patient enrollment for the MULTIPLE INJECTIONS STUDY using Ampion(TM) for patients with mostly severe or very severe osteoarthritis (mostly severe Kellgren-Lawrence grade 3 and 4) of the knee for which there is no current non-surgical therapy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Ampio's CEO, Mike Macaluso, explained, "This study is...

2014-04-22 23:11:59

Autologous chondroctye implantation by MJRC clinic nips cartilage damage in the bud, allowing athletes to continue enjoying their game without any worry of progressive damage Chennai, Tamil Nadu (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The recently introduced Autologous chondrocyte implantation is a novel procedure to treat sports persons. It repairs early cartilage damage in sports persons, and restores joints to normal. It prevents further progression to arthritis. It is thus great news for thousands of...

2014-03-18 12:30:49

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cartilage is the connective tissue found throughout the body. As a result of injury or disease, cartilage can become damaged or even wear away causing pain and discomfort. Unlike muscle, human cartilage does not have the ability to heal itself. As a result, millions of people suffer from pain and stiffness caused by damaged cartilage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/MM45506LOGO While the inability of cartilage...

2014-02-27 16:27:25

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground-breaking cartilage regeneration isn't exactly the Fountain of Youth. But for aging boomers and athletes with aching and injured ankle joints, it's close enough, making them feel almost new again. Foot and ankle surgeons are gathering this week at the Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) to study revolutionary advances in cartilage regeneration for foot and ankle injuries. According to...

Gene Therapy Could Possibly Grow Replacement Cartilage Inside The Body
2014-02-19 14:47:12

Ken Kingery - Duke University Pratt School of Engineering Duke researchers use gene therapy to direct stem cells into becoming new cartilage on a synthetic scaffold even after implantation into a living body By combining a synthetic scaffolding material with gene delivery techniques, researchers at Duke University are getting closer to being able to generate replacement cartilage where it's needed in the body. Performing tissue repair with stem cells typically requires applying...

2014-02-18 08:31:01

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced it has completed enrollment and dosing of 500 patient in the pivotal trial of Ampion((TM)) for the treatment of acute osteoarthritis of-the-knee (OAK). http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02024529?term=ampio&rank=1 (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/MM09116LOGO) Dr. Vaughan Clift, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer, explained: "This phase III,...

3D Bioprinting Could Be The Next Big Thing In Knee Surgery
2014-02-13 09:11:30

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Amazing advancements in the technology of 3D printing have been made at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla. Dr. Darryl D'Lima along with his colleagues report they have discovered a process to “bioprint” cartilage tissue. D’Lima is responsible for the design of a prototype bioprinter that will print living cartilage. Adapted from a Hewlett-Packard inkjet printer, the bioprinter spews out both cartilage progenitor cells and a...

2014-01-13 08:27:33

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Jan.13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the 500 patient Phase III pivotal trial of Ampion(TM) for the treatment for osteoarthritis of-the-knee (OAK) has received IRB approval and FDA IND clearance and that patients enrollment and treatments have commenced. http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02024529?term=ampio&rank=1 (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/MM09116LOGO) Dr. Vaughan Clift,...

2013-10-17 16:34:15

A research team led by Professor Noriyuki Tsumaki of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) at Kyoto University and Dr. Hidetatsu Ohtani, a former CiRA member who now works as a post doctoral fellow at Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, has succeeded in directly converting human dermal fibroblasts into induced chondrogenic cells (iChon cells) without passing through an iPS cell stage in a process known as direct reprogramming. This finding has been published in...


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