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Transplanting Autologous Bone Marrow Derived Stromal Osteoblasts into an Experimental Animal Model of Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

Grant Recipient: Joseph Vacanti, MD

Co-Investigators: Brian Grottkau, MD
Institution:
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Presentations & Publications:
Presentations: 1. Grottkau, BE: Podium Paper Presentation: Transplantation of Stem Cells in an Experimental Perthes Model Resulted in Maintenance of Femoral Head Sphericity, AAOS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, February 2012. Grottkau, BE: Paper Presentation: Transplantation of Stem Cells in an Experimental Perthes Model Resulted in Maintenance of Femoral Head Sphericity, POSNA Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, May 2012. Publications: Publications: A manuscript has been submitted, June 2014.
Further Funding:
The seed money from the grant resulted in promising results that helped obtain a Peabody Foundation Grant of approximately $100,000 in 2008 (I believe) and a Franchi Fund grant of approximately $450,000 between 2006 and 2013 to carry out related tissue engineering research.
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