Feb 13

Biologic Treatments Get the Attention of AAOS in Current Issue

As research accumulates to support and build data behind biologic treatments, mainstream orthopedic organizations take note. The January issue of the leading orthopedic news magazine and the official magazine of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, AAOS NOW, featured a piece on biologic treatments becoming the standard of care in cartilage restoration. The article in AAOS NOW, "Will Biologic Treatments for Cartilage Restoration Become the Standard of Care?" addresses challenges in orthobiologics for cartilage restoration, such as a lack of standardized...

Dec 29

AAOS Issues New Statement on Biologic Therapies; Endorses Registries

The American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) has issued a new statement on the use of emerging biologic therapies. Like much of the discussion regarding orthobiologics, the AAOS statement touches on the need for regulation regarding safety and effectiveness of new uses of biologic therapies, particularly during the "increasing shift to therapeutic biologic products for restoring structure and function." Notably, AAOS encouraged surgeons to join and engage in orthobiologic registries. The statement reads: "Orthopaedic surgeons and their organizations/facilities should support...

May 23

TOBI Faculty Publications: April 2017

Below is a resource of all April 2017 regenerative medicine publications authored by TOBI Speakers and Faculty, including alumni faculty. Each month, we compile a list with links and brief summaries of all new research and studies to keep TOBI community members informed and on the cutting edge of regenerative medicine research. Studies are listed alphabetically by TOBI Faculty names. If you are a TOBI Faculty member or alumni and would like your publications included in the TOBI monthly publications...