The Role of Biologic Therapy in Rotator Cuff Tears and Repairs

Rotator cuff tears are a growing problem within orthopedics as the incidence increases within an aging population, and repair of these tears has been estimated to save society approximately $ 3.4 Billion per year. [pdf-embedder url="" title="PRP and Allografts in Rotator Cuff Repairs Feb 2018]

Freeze drying method

The present invention relates to a method of freeze drying, in particular to the freeze drying of cell based biological material and subsequent reconstitution. The biological material may be from any source such as microbial cells, protozoal cells, animal cells or plant cells. In particular the invention relates to freeze drying mammalian cells, such as [...]

Different populations and sources of human mesenchymal stem cells (MSC): A comparison of adult and neonatal tissue-derived MSC

The mesenchymal stroma harbors an important population of cells that possess stem cell-like characteristics including self renewal and differentiation capacities and can be derived from a variety of different sources. These multipotent mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) can be found in nearly all tissues and are mostly located in perivascular niches. MSC have migratory abilities and [...]

Antimicrobial Activity of Human Amniotic and Chorionic Membranes

The present study investigated the antimicrobial activity of human amniotic and chorionic membranes against some common bacterial and fungal pathogens. The findings clearly demonstrated the antimicrobial effect of both the amniotic and chorionic membranes against the tested bacterial and fungal pathogens at different dilutions by their maximum and minimum inhibitory zones. The maximum inhibition zone [...]