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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Knee Joint Resurfacing with Anatomic Tissue Engineered Osteochondral Implants
Principal Investigator:

David R Steinberg

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2020 - July 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $312,250
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Abstract Articular cartilage lines the boney surfaces of joints and efficiently transmits the high stresses that originate with activities of daily living. However, damage to this tissue is extremely prevalent, with ~9% of the U.S. population aged 30 and older having osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip or knee. This adversely impacts the many Veterans with this condition, limiting their ability to carry out many activities of daily living and lowering their overall quality of life. Unfortunately, the...

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