“While there is a lot of excitement and promise around stem cell-derived treatments in orthopedics, therapies utilizing embryonic stem cells or genetically-manipulated induced pluripotent stem cells carry inherent ethical and potential safety concerns for patients,” said Dr. Burak Ozgur, Chief of Neurosurgery Spine Service at Hoag Hospital. “Products that could capture the benefits of stem cell treatments without these concerns, such as the multipotent cell materials being developed by PUR, hold tremendous potential as the future of orthopedics.”
About PUR Biologics
PUR Biologics is dedicated to providing regenerative biologic solutions to address musculoskeletal surgical needs, including spine, dental, ligament and medical device coating applications. In addition to distribution of approved allograft and biologic products, PUR is focused on development of next-generation orthopedic products based upon human protein and growth factor materials for bone and tissue regeneration. For more information visit http://www.purbiologics.com.
Histogen is a regenerative medicine company developing solutions based upon the products of cells grown under proprietary conditions that mimic the embryonic environment, including low oxygen and suspension. Through this unique technology process, newborn cells are encouraged to naturally produce the vital proteins and growth factors from which the Company has developed its rich product portfolio. Histogen's technology focuses on stimulating a patient's own stem cells by delivering a proprietary complex of multipotent human proteins that have been shown to support stem cell growth and differentiation. For more informat
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