Drs Jayasuriya and Owens receive Advance-CTR Pilot Grant Award

March 7, 2017

Drs. Chat Jayasuriya, PhD and Brett Owens, MD are award recipients of a one-year pilot project by the Brown Advance Clinical and Translational Research (Advance-CTR) to investigate the therapeutic potential of cartilage-derived stem cells for meniscus repair. This project titled "Meniscal Repair Using a Novel Subset of Cartilage-Derived Human Stem Cells will be mentored by Drs. Michael Ehrlich, MD and Qian Chen, PhD.

The two investigators were recently featured on Health Check: a segment of Rhode Island’s NBC Channel 10 News to discuss their exciting research and what it means for the future of regenerative cell-based medicine. Their story and interview can be found below. 

http://turnto10.com/features/health-landing-page/health-check-can-stem-cells-help-repair-a-meniscus-tear