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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cartilage response to compression injury: A platform for therapeutics discovery
Principal Investigator:

George R Dodge

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2014 - January 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


AbstractThis project seeks to rapidly advance the state of the art in understanding anddiscovering new therapeutic agents for the treatment of traumatic injury to cartilage.Excessive loads and blunt force trauma are responsible for initiating and furtheringcartilage pathology and eventually an "under repaired" joint surface that progressivelydeteriorates and functionally fails. Indeed, patients with focal cartilage defects havequality of life scores comparable to those with severe osteoarthritis...

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