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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) Announces 2012 Research Grant Recipients

Sacramento Bee | PRNewswire

EDISON, N.J., Jan. 18, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF), the world's leading tissue bank has announced the recipients of its 2012 Research Grants. Since 1987 the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation has been at the forefront of tissue research, with about $33 million awarded through 2011. MTF anticipates awarding close to $2 million in grants and awards in the 2012 calendar year. The 2012 grant recipients approved for funding are as follows:


Louis Gerstenfeld, Ph.D., Trustees of Boston University, BUMC, Role of Angiogenesis in Bone Repair.

Matt Kipper, Ph.D., Colorado State University, Smart Cortical Allograft for Reconstruction of Large Segmental Defects.

Xinping Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., University of Rochester, Tracking Perivascular Progenitor Cell Contribution to Bone Graft Repair.


Thomas Brown, Ph.D., The University of Iowa, Automated Shape-Machining of Custom Bone Allograft Implants.


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