Saturday, August 21, 2010

Stanford Football Player may start after PRP San Francisco Chronicle

Tom Fitzgerald of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote an article about a Stanford football player who may start after being treated with platelet rich plasma.  To read more, click here.

There is now mounting evidence that a specific type of PRP that contains increased concentrations of platelets AND white blood cells has value in the treatment of chronic tendinopathy.  Several studies are underway and some will soon be published. 

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Sunday, August 08, 2010

Stem Cell Video Description

This is a video describing stem cells.  It helps with understanding why stem cells are being studied for a variety of problems including heart disease and cancer.  Harvesting the value of these cells and other treatments such as platelet rich plasma will transform how we take care of patients within the next five years.


High School Stem Cell Course

In the San Francisco Bay Area, it is now possible to begin studying stem cell biology in high school.  This is an important and interesting development.  If we can expose young men and women to this exciting and new field early, they will lead to discoveries we can now only dream of today. 

To read more about this new program:  click here.

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