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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Ultrashort TE MR Imaging of Femorotibial Cartilage
Principal Investigator:

Christine B Chung

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The general purpose of this study is to establish, validate and translate to clinical protocol, MR imaging biomarkers that non-invasively reflect structure, function, and adaptive relationships between meniscus, cartilage and subchondral bone based upon structural, histologic, and biomechanical reference standards. This proposal incorporates our experience from past cartilage and meniscus research to develop a unified theory, that of the meniscal osteochondral unit (M-OCU). This theory emphasize...

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