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CBS 4 Indianapolis: Autografts save victim who had 3rd-degree burns on more than half her body

CBS 4 Indianapolis: Autografts save victim who had 3rd-degree burns on more than half her body

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Brittany Patrick remembers August 19, 2014 very well. A gas fire inside a shed nearly took her life. “They thought I wasn’t going to make it because I had real bad smoke inhalation,” said Patrick. “My burns were just really bad, so they...
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BOSTON (CBS): New Treatment Relieves Knee Pain Without Replacement Surgery

BOSTON (CBS): New Treatment Relieves Knee Pain Without Replacement Surgery

BOSTON (CBS) – Americans of all ages suffer from knee pain and stiffness due to cartilage loss. However, a recent FDA approved treatment might bring relief to patients and it is being performed in Boston.
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Boston Business Journal: FDA Approves Cambridge-Based Vericel’s Knee Cartilage Repair Product

Boston Business Journal: FDA Approves Cambridge-Based Vericel’s Knee Cartilage Repair Product

Shares of Cambridge-based Vericel surged late Tuesday after the FDA approved a treatment for knee cartilage repair that involves harvesting a patient’s own cells. The FDA said it had approved Vericel’s Maci, a product that collects and expands a patient’s cells...
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Boston Business Journal: In Vericel, an Old Genzyme Business Gets New Life and Space In Cambridge

Boston Business Journal: In Vericel, an Old Genzyme Business Gets New Life and Space In Cambridge

With very little fanfare last week, Cambridge became the new home of a publicly traded, 200-employee biotech company with three approved products. The company, Vericel Corp., was created last spring when Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Aastrom Biosciences bought Sanofi’s...