Etiology of tendinosis


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Title Etiology of tendinosis
Period 01 / 2007 - unknown
Status Current
Research number OND1324921
Data Supplier Website EMC


In this project we study the etiology of tendinosis. Our in-vitro differentiation studies showed that tendon-derived cells have multilineage potential. For example, this picture shows human tendon cells that were able to form lipid vacuoles. We want to demonstrate that similar differentiation processes play a role in the development of tendinosis. This in-vitro culture model for tendinosis can then be used to find and evaluate (new) therapeutical agents.

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Project leader Prof.dr. J.A.N. Verhaar


D23210 Dermatology, venereology, rheumatology, orthopaedics

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