Contract: $207,213 - National Institutes of Health - Sep. 29, 2009
50% voted satisfied - 50% voted not satisfied - 2 vote(s) cast
Award Description: Tribosupplementing mammalian joints with lubricin can restore the protection of cartilage and prevent damage. This practice of following an injury, such as ACL rupture, may be pivitol in protecting a joint from developing degenerative joint disease. This animal study will show that injecting lubricin into a joint can prevent joint degeneration.
Project Description: We are in the process of Purifying lubriucin protein for planned intra articular injections.
Jobs Summary: Part-time position - Grants Administrator/Grants Manager - responsible for managing the administration of the grant. If this was not granted there would not have been a position. (Total jobs reported: 1)
Project Status: Not Started
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