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Researchers Uncover New Cell Types Involved in Osteoarthritis

January 10, 2023

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5-15 mins
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A Michigan Medicine study has identified a new potential target for treating osteoarthritis – a debilitating joint disease. The condition can occur with age or be sparked by a joint injury and is typically managed with pain relief and end-stage joint replacement. Tristan Maerz, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Michigan Medicine, discusses the uncovering of the cells and what this means for future treatment of the condition.

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