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How Do Stem Cells Work? Turning Pac Man Cells into Good Guys and Controlling Inflammation

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How Do Stem Cells Work? – Part 3

This is another installment on our short format video series, “How do stem cells work?” In this episode, I cover some recent research that stem cells injected into joints can deactivate bad “Pac-Man” macrophages and prevent them from attacking normal cartilage. In addition, I discuss how stem cells control, rather than wipe out inflammation. Click above and enjoy!

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    Chris Centeno

    Christopher J. Centeno, M.D. is an international expert and specialist in regenerative medicine and the clinical use of mesenchymal stem cells in orthopedics. He is board certified in physical medicine as well as rehabilitation and in pain management through The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.…

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