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Six Questions Top Surgeons Ask About Stem Cells

Tom Einhorn And Geore Muschler AAOS 2014 /Source: AAOS
Tom Einhorn And Geore Muschler AAOS 2014 /Source: AAOS

“Stem Cells” have been in orthopedic use since before World War II. We just didn’t know they were “stem cells”. In fact, we probably still don’t know what the heck those cells are. Two of the top surgeons / scientists tackled the problems of understanding “Stem Cells” at AAOS and came up with six questions every physician should ask. Here goes, and take notes.

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New York Stem Cell Summit: 2014 Preview

Stem Cell Summit / Sources: RRY Publications, LLC and Michael Thorsnes
Stem Cell Summit / Sources: RRY Publications, LLC and Michael Thorsnes

Shipments of stem cell-based products jumped 42% to $236 million in 2013. Most went into orthopedics. This year, growth is accelerating as DePuy Synthes adds these technologies to their product line and several new, disruptive cellular technologies come to market. All will be on the podium at this year’s New York Stem Cell Summit. Here is a preview.

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ISTO Has New President and CEO

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George Dunbar, Jr. is taking over as CEO and president of ISTO Technologies, Inc. Dunbar has over 25 years of experience in the field of life science tools, diagnostics and medical devices as an investment banker, president, CEO and board chairman.