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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Hydrogel Delivery of Extracellular Vesicles to Treat Osteoarthritis
Principal Investigator:

Robert Mauck

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: June 2020 - May 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $100,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Articular cartilage has limited intrinsic healing capacity, and as a result, any injury, as well as the natural aging process, may lead to osteoarthritis (OA). Various reconstructive techniques are being employed for treatment of focal defects; however, there are few approaches being developed to address damage across cartilage surfaces with OA and to alter the progression of the disease. Although there are therapeutic molecules that may be of interest to treat OA, their systemic application is...

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