Department of Pathology News

A Joint Effort Exploring Joint Replacement

Friday, April 20, 2012

New research by Dr. Laura Santambrogio and Dr. Neil Cobelli explores why as many as 15 percent of artificial joints can fail over time. Their work, published in the March 2012 issue of Nature Communications, describes how some damaged cells attempt to repair themselves. The collaborative translational research of Dr. Santambrogio, associate professor of pathology and of microbiology and immunology, and Dr. Cobelli, professor of clinical surgery at Einstein and director of orthopaedic surgery at Montefiore Medical Center, demonstrates the synergy between Einstein and Montefiore. Read more.

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