How Do Stem Cells Work? Turning Pac Man Cells into Good Guys and Controlling Inflammation
How Do Stem Cells Work? – Part 3
This is another installment on our short format video series, “How do stem cells work?” In this episode, I cover some recent research that stem cells injected into joints can deactivate bad “Pac-Man” macrophages and prevent them from attacking normal cartilage. In addition, I discuss how stem cells control, rather than wipe out inflammation. Click above and enjoy!
Chris Centeno, MD
is a specialist in regenerative medicine and the new field of Interventional Orthopedics. Centeno pioneered orthopedic stem cell procedures in 2005 and is responsible for a large amount of the published research on stem cell use for orthopedic applications. View Profile
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