Project

Development of a minimally invasive dog model for the evaluation of innovative treatments for joint diseases

Duration
01 March 2015 → 29 February 2016
Funding
Regional and community funding: IWT/VLAIO
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Animal biology
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Veterinary medicine
    • Other veterinary sciences
    • Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Keywords
joint diseases
 
Project description

The project focuses on the development of minimally invasive canine model to evaluate innovative treatments, initially stem cell therapy for ligament and tendon injuries. This model will lead directly to practical use in dogs and later treatment of similar injuries in humans.