Arthritis and Aging

Brian Diekman, PhD is an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He conducts his research at the Thurston Arthritis Research Center in the Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology department. His areas of speciality include Tissue-engineering, stem cells,...

Aging is the primary risk factor for the development of osteoarthritis (OA). Every day, more than 27 million Americans suffer from grinding bone-on-bone pain, chronic stiffness, cartilage damage and the nagging ache of degenerative joint disease. An aging America is fueling a push for more research...