Regenerative Medicine


Influences on Equine Fracture Healing

November 19, 2012

Bone fractures in horses, whether catastrophic or microscopic, heal through a complex sequence of events.... Read More


Laminitis Treatment with Stem Cells

November 24, 2011

While related studies are scarce, some are reporting success using stem cells to treat chronic laminitis.... Read More


Stem Cell-PRP Combination Effective in Treating Lesions

October 01, 2011

A stem cell-PRP combination could be more effective than either therapy alone for treating soft tissue lesions... Read More


September KENA Meeting Focuses on Equine Stem Cell Therapy

September 02, 2011

The September KENA meeting will focus on the use of stem cell therapy to treat injuries in horses.... Read More


Stem Cell Homing: What Happens Post-Injection?

August 14, 2011

Researchers examine what stem cells do once inside the horse's body and whether they stay where they're put.... Read More


Hyperbaric Oxygen and Stem Cells in Equine Medicine

August 09, 2011

Researchers believe hyperbaric oxygen can be a beneficial adjunctive therapy to regenerative medicine.... Read More


Expanding Stem Cells: Finding the Most Efficient Way

August 08, 2011

Researchers are determining the most efficient way to provide enough stem cells for an effective treatment.... Read More

A stem cell injection using regional limb perfusion.


Tracking Stem Cells in Lower Legs After Injection

July 29, 2011

Researchers evaluate new tracking and delivery methods of stem cells in horses' lower limbs.... Read More


Synovial Fluid's Effect on Stem Cells

July 21, 2011

Fluid caused little reaction in some horses' stem cells but promoted or inhibited growth in others.... Read More


Adipose-Derived Stem Cells: A Review

July 20, 2011

Research indicates adipose tissue is a reliable source from which to collect stem cell aspirates in horses.... Read More


Treating Equine Orthopedic Injuries with Stem Cells

July 17, 2011

Find out how stem cells are currently being used to treat orthopedic injuries in horses and how the cells ... Read More


Adverse Reactions to Stem Cell Therapy

July 07, 2011

Stem cell therapy is one of the most discussed regenerative therapies in the horse health community today, and... Read More


Sorting Out IRAP, PRP, and Stem Cells

June 28, 2011

The wealth of scientific technology makes it difficult to keep track of treatment options for injured horses.... Read More


Study Examines Stem Cells' Efficacy in Racehorses

June 25, 2011

A published study examining the effects of stem cell therapy in superficial digital flexor tendinopathy.... Read More


Stem Cells and Tissue Healing in Horses

June 23, 2011

Do you find stem cell therapy confusing? Here's a guide to what it is and how it works.... Read More


Regenerative Medicine

June 01, 2011

Stem cell and other regenerative medical technologies aren't as implausible or far-fetched as they once seemed... Read More


Plea Entered in Michigan Horse Killing Case

May 26, 2011

A Michigan man accused of killing two horses because he suspected his wife and her trainer were engaged in an ... Read More


KHC Supports Horses Affected by Natural Disasters

May 18, 2011

The Kentucky Horse Council provides a central coordination point for Kentucky equine rescue efforts to support... Read More


Fuel Economy Tips for Horse Owners

May 11, 2011

Crude oil prices continue to remain higher than $100 a barrel in 2011, with resulting gasoline prices reaching $4 per gallon. It is more important than ever to conserve energy and save fuel costs. You can improve your fuel economy--as well as your ... Read More


Stem Cell Conference to Highlight Advances in Equine Veterinary Medicine

April 10, 2011

New stem cell research findings from human and veterinary medicine that will likely impact treatment of horses and dogs will be presented June 2-4 during the North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association's (NAVRMA) second annual meeting... Read More


LSU Researcher Receives Grant for Adult Stem Cell Research

March 30, 2011

Mandi Lopez, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, has received one of 17 research grants from the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation for her project, "Equine Bone Regeneration with ... Read More


UC Davis Banks Foals' Umbilical Cords for Future Stem Cell Treatment

March 11, 2011

Horse owners now have the opportunity to collect umbilical cord tissue immediately after a foal is born and save it as a future source of therapeutic stem cells through the Regenerative Medicine Laboratory at University of California, Davis ... Read More


'Embryonic' Stem Cells and Tendonitis Repair (AAEP 2010)

March 07, 2011

Embryonic stem cells (ESCs, cells derived from embryos or generated using genetic means) have improved growth potential and are pluripotent, meaning they can form any tissue type to produce optimal healing. Unlike stem cells derived from an adult ... Read More


Stem Cells Improve Cartilage Repair for Arthritic Horses (AAEP 2010)

December 31, 2010

Osteoarthritis (sometimes called degenerative joint disease) is the most common cause of lameness in horses and currently there is no cure. However, researchers continue to improve available treatment methods. At the 2010 American Association ... Read More


New Stem Cell Technology Offers Promise to Lame and Injured Horses

November 26, 2010

In the not-so-distant future, researchers believe they will be able to genetically modify stem cells to create a "vaccine," so to speak, to treat a large number of musculoskeletal and other disorders in both humans and horses. ... Read More