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Protein Removal and Purification of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP2)

Research Grant Recipient: Jonathan Finnoff, DO

Award Value: $250,000

Research Focus: Cartilage injuries

From the investigator:

Musculoskeletal injuries and diseases are the main cause of disability in the U.S. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is defined as an autologous blood product and a promising candidate to help in the treatment of such injuries and disorders. While in vitro studies with PRP have shown promising results, there is lack of strong translational and clinical evidence regarding. Several factors impact if potential with one of them being the content in inflammatory cytokines. The key deliverable of this proposal is to develop a safer and more effective alternative to current PRP with superior efficacy