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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Heat-Treated Porous Fluorapatite Scaffolds with Adipose Derived Stem Cells for Bone Regeneration
Principal Investigator:

Jayant P. Agarwal

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: May 2020 - April 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $99,499
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Segmental bone loss due to high-energy trauma, such as battlefield injuries, are limb-threatening conditions, but there are limited treatment options available. Conventional treatments include bone grafts, vascularized bone transplant, and allografts. Bone repair using vascularized autografts is arguably the best current approach, because the repair process will proceed with the patient’s own tissue and blood supply, which can be harvested at the time of surgery. This eliminates many adverse out...

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