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Dr. Ariana DeMers Joins the IOF Board

Dr. Ariana DeMers Joins the IOF Board

We are excited to announce the addition of Ariana DeMers, D.O. to the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation Board. “We are thrilled to add Dr. DeMers to our board,” said IOF Chairman Gerard Malanga, M.D. “Her extensive interventional orthopedics experience coupled...

Dr. Ariana DeMers Joins the IOF Board

We are excited to announce the addition of Ariana DeMers, D.O. to the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation Board. “We are thrilled to add Dr. DeMers to our board,” said IOF Chairman Gerard Malanga, M.D. “Her extensive interventional orthopedics experience coupled...

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FDA Warning

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to Cord for Life, an Altamonte Springs, Florida company that has sold umbilical-cord-blood products to stem cell companies. The FDA also issued 20 letters to companies instructing them to stop...

Birth Tissue Products Consensus and IOF Webinar Recording

The aggressive marketing of birth tissues has been one of the most controversial issues in orthobiologics in recent years. On February 18, 2019, a consensus statement provided by physicians, academics and regulatory experts was published concerning the aggressive...

Why Should I Attend IOF 2019?

We’re just three months out from our 2019 annual conference: Controversies in Orthobiologics. For three days (February 6-9) we’ll bring together national and global experts to discuss the latest original research and controversial topics in the field of regenerative...

IOF Early Bird Discount

Planning to Attend IOF 2019? Take advantage of this registration discount before November 15! The countdown to IOF 2019 is on! Our annual conference will take place February 6-9 in Broomfield, Colorado. This year’s topic is Controversies in Orthobiologics and we will...

Q&A with IOF Instructor Dr. James Leiber

We recently sat down with Dr. James Leiber, DO, one of IOF’s esteemed instructors and the founder and medical director of New Regeneration Orthopedics of Florida, to find out about how he became involved in IOF and regenerative medicine. IOF: How did you become...

IOF2017: MSCs are Not Stem Cells?

Arnie Caplan is widely considered the father of mesenchymal stem cells. He now takes the view that MSCs aren't stem cells and that he should have never given them that name. He also believes that the primary function of these cells is paracrine, so he calls them...

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