Navigation Links
Burnt Hills Veterinary Hospital Seeks Candidates for an Investigational Study of Stem Cells for Dogs with Arthritis

Burnt Hills, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014

Local veterinarian, Dr. Keith Clement, and his team at Burnt Hills Veterinary Hospital are seeking candidates to participate in an investigational study of donor stem cells for dogs with osteoarthritis. The ultimate goal of this study is to determine if a single injection of donor stem cells into one or two arthritically affected joints can help reduce pain and inflammation in the treated joints.

Candidates for the current investigational study must be older than nine months, weigh more than five and a half pounds, have osteoarthritis of only one or two leg joints, have had pain or lameness for at least three months, and must not have cancer. Joints that will be included in the study and injected under anesthesia include hips, stifles, shoulders, and elbows. Dogs that may be considered must be in good health and undergo a diagnostic work up before qualifying for the study. Dogs that qualify for the study may not have had previous stem cell therapy of any kind.

In 2008, Dr. Clement was credentialed with Vet-Stem, Inc. in Regenerative Veterinary Medicine for arthritis, ligament and tendon injuries, and joint issues with stem cell therapy. To date he has treated over 80 patients. In May 2011 Dr. Clement presented a paper at the 2nd Annual North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association Conference and November 2011 he spoke on stem cell therapy at the Illinois Veterinary Medical Association Conference.

For information about the study, Dr. Clement can be reached at 518-399-5213.

About Vet-Stem, Inc.
Since its formation in 2002, Vet-Stem, Inc. has endeavored to improve the lives of animals through regenerative medicine. As the first company in the United States to provide an adipose-derived stem cell service to veterinarians for their patients, Vet-Stem pioneered the use of regenerative stem cells for horses, dogs, and cats. In 2004 the first horse was treated with Vet-Stem Regenerative Cell Therapy. Ten years later Vet-Stem celebrated its 10,000th animal treated. As animal advocates, veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and cell biologists, the team at Vet-Stem tasks themselves with the responsibility of discovering, refining, and bringing to market innovative medical therapies that utilize the body’s own healing and regenerative cells.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Dermatology Associates Medical Group in Beverly Hills Announces Safe, Fast Anti-Aging Laser Treatment
2. Pinnaclife Animal Health Features Seal N Heal Wound Shield in New Veterinary Dermatologist Tested and Approved Product Line!
3. Veterinary Bioscience Institute (VBI) and a-tune software, Inc. Partnership
4. The Veterinary Bioscience Institute's 2012 Year in Review
5. The Veterinary Bioscience Institute Announces an Amazing Series of 41 Webinars for 2013
6. The Veterinary Bioscience Institute Announces its January 2013 Webinar Schedule
7. Wake Forest Innovations Partners with Veterinary Bioscience Institute to Develop Educational Programs for Life Science Professionals
8. The Veterinary Bioscience Institute Partners with LabRoots to Produce Laboratory Animal Science BioConference Live
9. The Veterinary Bioscience Institute Announces a Mouse Surgery Webinar Series
10. The Veterinary Bioscience Institute Announces its Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Model in Rodents
11. Jennifer C. Smith, DVM DACLAM, Formerly of Taconic Farms, Inc. Joins the Veterinary Bioscience Institute as the Vice President of Research and Development
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ:  AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the ... the Toronto Stock Exchange, confirms that as of the ... developments that would cause the recent movements in the ... --> About Aeterna Zentaris Inc. ... Aeterna Zentaris is a specialty biopharmaceutical company engaged in ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), led by its Executive ... Multirotor Grand Prix, to represent the First–Person View (FPV) racing community. , FPV racing ... this type of racing and several new model aviation pilots have joined the community ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris ... today that the remaining 11,000 post-share consolidation (or ... Warrants (the "Series B Warrants") subject to the ... on November 23, 2015, which will result in ... giving effect to the issuance of such shares, ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... OrthoAccel® Technologies, Inc., on being named to Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500 list ... facility, OrthoAccel manufactures AcceleDent®, a FDA-cleared, Class II medical device that speeds up ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/29/2015)... 29, 2015  The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) ... Synthesis and Biosecurity: Lessons Learned and Options for the ... and Human Services guidance for synthetic biology providers has ... --> --> Synthetic biology ... potential to pose unique biosecurity threats. It now is ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... , October 29, 2015 ... authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce ... announces that StackCommerce, a leading marketplace to discover ... the Wocket® smart wallet on StackSocial for this ... ("NXT-ID" or the "Company"), a biometric authentication company ...
(Date:10/27/2015)... 27, 2015 Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ), ... Google has adopted the Synaptics ® ClearPad ® ... power its newest flagship smartphones, the Nexus 5X by ... --> --> Synaptics works ... strategic collaboration in the joint development of next generation ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):