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The future of arthritis care
Arthritic joints, especially knees, hobble millions of Americans and cost billions in treatments that yield so-so results. No cure exists. Or does it? Now MU researchers, including Jimi Cook, are poised to offer a new treatment that could revolutionize arthritis care.  But who will pay to launch this cure from lab to market, who will reap the profits, and how much will patients have to pay for the privilege of movement? This was the feature article in the Spring 2011 Mizzou magazine.

Creating biological joints
University of Missouri researchers are continuing to find ways to create biological joints they hope will some day replace the need for artificial metal joints. Read the story by Janese Silvey in the December 31, 2010 Columbia Tribune.

Late night sports medicine clinic offered for mid-Missouri athletes
We are open Friday nights during football season to offer rapid care of students injured during games.

A faster bone fix
Daniel Hoernschemeyer, MD, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, uses new surgery technique to heal a child's broken leg

MU Researchers Receive NFL Grant to Tackle Meniscus Damage Related to Sports Injuries
MU scientists receive $120,000 grant from National Football League Charities.

Orthopaedic Surgery faculty honored for their service to pediatric patients
Daniel Hoernschemeyer, MD, was honored with the Healing Hands Award. The Champion of Hope Award was presented to Barry Gainor, MD.

Professional cyclist Floyd Landis visits MU
Landis tells of his own hip resurfacing procedure during the benefit for the Comparative Orthopaedics Lab.

Adopting healthy lifestyle habits can help prevent back pain
Craig Kuhns, MD, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery and assistant professor at the University of Missouri School of Medicine's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery interviewed.

Dwarfism Awareness
Dan Hoernschemeyer, MD, who has treated some 60 patients with dwarfism from Missouri and nearby states, is interviewed by the Columbia Daily Tribune.




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