UNC – NC State Bioprinting Research Featured on WRAL

April 29, 2019

Dr. Jeffrey Spang was featured on WRAL late last week for a groundbreaking collaboration he has been working on with bioengineers from North Carolina State University. This innovation uses bioprinting technology to crease new tissue from the patient’s own cells. The team have successfully generated meniscus tissue that could one day be used as an … Continued

UNC Orthopaedics using Amniotic Fluid to Promote Tissue Repair

December 15, 2017

Dr. David Berkoff has begun offering treatment in a cutting-edge new therapy that uses amniotic fluid to treat injuries by assisting healing and promoting the growth of healthy tissue. The treatment is currently being used to promote healing in partial thickness tendon tears, sprains / strains, joint pain and soft tissue injuries. Amniotic fluid is … Continued

Dr. Campion featured on WRAL for Groundbreaking New Treatment for Scoliosis

December 13, 2017

Edmund Campion, MD, Frank C. Wilson Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedics, was featured on WRAL discussing Magec Rods,  a newly available intervention for adolescents with severe scoliosis. [From WRAL] A new option to treat scoliosis in children could help some kids avoid multiple surgeries to reposition pins as they age. Scoliosis, a curvature … Continued