Stem Cells for a Golfer’s Knee


A 57-year-old golfer with severe arthritis in his knees received two stem cell treatments that consisted of transplantation of his own mesenchymal stem cells that had been extracted, cultured, amplified, and placed into his knee-joint. Now eleven weeks after his treatment, he can walk 6-7 miles while playing golf, carrying his clubs, four time each week, without any pain.

Read about it here.

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mburatov

Professor of Biochemistry at Spring Arbor University (SAU) in Spring Arbor, MI. Have been at SAU since 1999. Author of The Stem Cell Epistles. Before that I was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA (1997-1999), and Sussex University, Falmer, UK (1994-1997). I studied Cell and Developmental Biology at UC Irvine (PhD 1994), and Microbiology at UC Davis (MA 1986, BS 1984).

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