Monthly Archives: April 2015

Smart Hydrogel Draws Special Repair Cells to Fix Broken Cartilage

The confocal image shows chondrogenic progenitor cells migrating into the cartilage injury site in response to the stromal cell-derived factor 1(SDF1) contained in the hydrogel. Very sadly for many of us, cartilage is a tissue not known to naturally repair itself. That’s an important reason why so many professional sporting careers end abruptly and why … Continue reading