Research Milestone at Scripps Makes Headlines: Meniscus Grown in Lab

Goal of research is to prevent or delay knee arthritis

A Scripps doctor reviews medical research at a computer related to growing meniscus in the lab.

Research led by Darryl D'Lima, MD, takes scientists a step closer toward improving knee arthritis care.

Goal of research is to prevent or delay knee arthritis

San Diego and Los Angeles news outlets recently covered a medical milestone achieved by orthopedic researchers at Scripps Health. Led by Darryl D'Lima, MD, Scripps scientists have grown a meniscus in the lab with all of the major components of the natural one.

In coverage, Dr. D'Lima discusses the unique approach used to accomplish this breakthrough, as well as next steps for the research and its potential impact for patient care.

Read the San Diego Union-Tribune editorial: San Diego Scientists are Amazing: Look What They've Done Now

Listen to the KPCC (NPR) coverage: Meet the Man Behind the New Artificial Meniscus

View the San Diego Union-Tribune news coverage: Scripps Scientists Create Meniscus in Lab

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